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Kereru Gold Plum, also known as Kererū Gold or Kereru Plum, is a type of plum that is native to New Zealand. It is known for its unique characteristics and numerous benefits. Here's an overview:


  1. Appearance: Kereru Gold Plums are typically medium to large in size with a round to oval shape. They have a golden-yellow skin when ripe, often with a reddish blush. The flesh is juicy and golden-yellow, sometimes with a hint of green near the pit.

  2. Flavor: These plums are renowned for their rich, sweet flavor with subtle tartness. They have a distinctively floral and honey-like aroma, making them a favorite among fruit enthusiasts.

  3. Texture: The flesh of Kereru Gold Plums is juicy and succulent, with a smooth texture that melts in the mouth. The skin is thin and tender, making it easy to bite into.

  4. Seasonality: Kereru Gold Plums are typically available during the late summer and early autumn months in New Zealand, usually from February to April.


  1. Nutritional Value: Like most fruits, Kereru Gold Plums are rich in essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. They are a good source of vitamin C, vitamin A, potassium, and dietary fiber, promoting overall health and well-being.

  2. Digestive Health: The high fiber content in Kereru Gold Plums aids digestion and helps prevent constipation. Consuming these plums regularly can contribute to a healthy digestive system.

  3. Hydration: With their juicy flesh, Kereru Gold Plums are an excellent source of hydration, especially during hot summer months. Staying hydrated is crucial for maintaining optimal health and bodily functions.

  4. Weight Management: Despite being sweet and delicious, Kereru Gold Plums are relatively low in calories and fat. They make for a satisfying snack or dessert option without contributing to excessive calorie intake, thus supporting weight management efforts.

  5. Antioxidant Properties: The antioxidants found in Kereru Gold Plums help protect cells from damage caused by free radicals, thereby reducing the risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes.

  6. Versatility: Kereru Gold Plums can be enjoyed in various ways, including fresh as a snack, sliced in salads, baked in desserts, or made into jams, sauces, and chutneys. Their versatility makes them a versatile ingredient in both sweet and savory dishes.

Overall, Kereru Gold Plums are prized for their exquisite flavor, nutritional value, and culinary versatility, making them a beloved fruit in New Zealand and beyond.

Plum - Kereru Gold scion / bud wood

Plum - Kereru Gold scion / bud wood

Details   Japanese plum with medium sized yellow fruit. Apricot type plum. Gold skin, golden flesh. Freestone. Excellent fresh or as jam. Heavy cropper. Self-fertile.
Price   $3.90  each
Price for 2 or more   $3.50  each if you buy 2 or more
Harvest     February   March  
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Kereru Gold - Plum

Variety   Kereru Gold
Details   Apricot type plum. Gold skin, golden flesh. Freestone. Excellent fresh or as jam. Heavy cropper. Self-fertile.
Colour   Yellow