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Featured Video - Plums
Plums are stone fruits grown on trees. There are many varieties of plums which belong to three different groups - the European, Damson and Japanese groups. European plums are best for eating out-of-hand. The flesh is is generally yellow, the skin is green-yellow to deep blue.
The fruit of the Damson is very tart and these plums are mainly used in cooking and making jams. Damson plums are not found in Australia.
Japanese plums are the most commonly grown in Australia. Blood plums are a type of Japanese plum. The flesh is red and tart - Japanese plums are best for cooking.

* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.

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