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Japanese plum trees
Methley

Methley is a Japanese plum (Prunus salicina), as opposed to the more usual European plums (Prunus domestica).
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Growing


Japanese plum trees
Methley
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Flowering group1
Pollinating othersAverage
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Warm climates
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Using


Japanese plum trees
Methley
Picking monthJuly
Picking seasonEarly
Keeping (of fruit)1 week
CroppingHeavy
Food usesEating fresh
Cling-stoneClingstone
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Japanese plum trees
Methley
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Identification


Japanese plum trees
Methley
Country of originSouth Africa
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colourPurple - light
Flesh colourDark red
Fruit sizeAverage
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