Sunday Picture Post: Cross-bred Plums

The wild plum cross-pollinates freely with the orchard-grown varieties… greengage, damson, you name it. So I’m not going to name this one thing or another.

Damson or Bullace… or is it Sloe? 19 August 2019

Not yet ripe: 31 July 2019

I had to include this. Love the colours.

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45 Responses to Sunday Picture Post: Cross-bred Plums

  1. The fruits look really great. How are you? Has autumn begun at your place?
    My exams are over, and they have been quite good. I hope you are having a great Sunday.

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  2. Yum I love plums. Can’t wait until they’re in season again.

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  3. These look luscious! I did not know about wild plums cross-pollinating. Thanks for sharing these and teaching me something new! 😀 ❤

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  4. EntangledDesigns says:

    I love the colors too! 🙂

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  5. Jen Goldie says:

    Oh dear. I must admit I’m not a plum person LOL But they have a certain charm. Great shots though 😊 The unripened ones are a beautiful colour!

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  6. tedstrutz says:

    Oh dear Lord… I could write a story about Sloe Gin and being 16 years old!

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  7. Dale says:

    Yummy! Those floosies, tossing their pollinations about 😉

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  8. Joy Pixley says:

    Great shots! You really capture the gorgeous colors. The next question is… how do these scandalous wild hybrids taste?

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  9. Ramyani Bhattacharya says:

    Wow. Nature is so beautiful with all the colours. Always a fan of your pictures 😊

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  10. Tien Skye says:

    They look absolutely delicious though…Would have plucked one to try!

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