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Japanese Plum ‘Shiro’ finally all harvested 19th Aug 2015

A relatively long ripening period form the first to the last. This could be due to the position of the tree being in partial shade. You can buy these fruit in the supermarkets, but I have never really sought them … Continue reading

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Plum Japanese – Beauty – Now being harvested 6th Aug 2015

Pick – Early August, Store – August Plum Japanese – Beauty (prunus salicina) tends to be smaller than a later season plum variety, as it is quite early to harvest. The February flowering time makes them susceptible to late spring … Continue reading

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Hopefully a bumper crop of Japanese Plums ‘Beauty’

It looks promising for this year, the crop of Japanese plums ‘Beauty’ They are just beginning to start turning colour.

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Japanese plum Shiro – Yellow skinned and yellow flesh

Just a few weeks after the red skinned and red fleshed Methley, we have the yellow skinned and yellow fleshed Shiro. A bit larger in size than the Methley, but equally as sweet and juicey.

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Japanese plum Methley – Red Flesh

Many people have asked whats the flesh like, as it is described as blood red. So I have taken a few more photos.

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The first Japanese Plum is ripe today 20th July 2014

Methley is the first of our Japanese plums that is ripe today. Many more to come in the next week.  The taste is very sweet and juicy with the flesh being bright red. The variety Shiro is not far behind … Continue reading

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