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Black Doris plums, also known simply as Doris plums, are a variety of plums known for their deep purple to almost black skin and sweet, juicy flesh. Here are some of the characteristics and benefits associated with Black Doris plums:

  1. Appearance: Black Doris plums are characterized by their dark purple to black skin, which is often covered with a light powdery bloom. The flesh inside is typically golden-yellow to deep crimson, depending on the ripeness.

  2. Flavor: They have a sweet and slightly tangy flavor profile, making them enjoyable to eat fresh or to use in various culinary applications.

  3. Texture: The flesh of Black Doris plums is juicy and succulent, with a tender texture that makes them pleasant to eat.

  4. Nutritional Benefits: Like other varieties of plums, Black Doris plums are rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. They are particularly high in vitamins C and K, as well as dietary fiber. Antioxidants present in plums, such as phenolic compounds, contribute to their health benefits.

  5. Versatility: These plums can be enjoyed in numerous ways. They can be eaten fresh as a snack, added to fruit salads, used in baking pies, tarts, cakes, or jams, or even incorporated into savory dishes like salads or chutneys.

  6. Seasonality: Black Doris plums are typically in season during the late summer months, making them a delicious seasonal treat.

  7. Longevity: When stored properly, Black Doris plums have a relatively good shelf life, allowing consumers to enjoy them over an extended period.

  8. Culinary Applications: Due to their flavor and texture, Black Doris plums are excellent for making jams, jellies, sauces, and desserts. They can also be dried to make prunes, which are a popular snack with numerous health benefits.

  9. Potential Health Benefits: Consuming Black Doris plums may offer various health benefits, including improved digestion due to their fiber content, support for healthy skin and immune function due to their vitamin C content, and potential protection against chronic diseases due to their antioxidant content.

Overall, Black Doris plums are not only delicious but also offer a range of nutritional benefits, making them a valuable addition to a balanced diet.

Plum - Black Doris scion / bud wood

Plum - Black Doris scion / bud wood

Details   Japanese plum of medium size, with purple black skin and dark red sweet, juicy flesh. Ripening mid to late season.
Price   $3.90  each
Price for 2 or more   $3.50  each if you buy 2 or more
Price for 4 or more   $3.00  each if you buy 4 or more
Tags     plum  scion  grafting 
Harvest     March  
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Details   Fruit ripen early in the season. Loved by birds including native wood pigeon.
Common name   Plum
Botanical name   Prunus domestica
Family   Rosaceae
Height (m)   12
Wind tolerance   Moderate
Shade / Sun   Full sun - part shade
Soil type   Most
Flowers   Pink, White

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