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by jirwin2709
Thu Aug 30, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: help identifying wild plum-type fruit
Replies: 10
Views: 2734

Re: help identifying wild plum-type fruit

oooh thank you so much!!
by jirwin2709
Thu Aug 30, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: help identifying wild plum-type fruit
Replies: 10
Views: 2734

Re: help identifying wild plum-type fruit

any suggestions on what to do with them? If they're quite sour they won't really work in pies etc will they.. maybe jams or can you make a vodka or gin liquor with them like you can sloes?
by jirwin2709
Thu Aug 30, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: help identifying wild plum-type fruit
Replies: 10
Views: 2734

Re: help identifying wild plum-type fruit

I've tasted one and it wasn't sweet at all, was very very sour! Lots have either been picked or fallen off the tree.. I've seen lots on the floor so think it's the latter. Therefore I went and picked some, you can see the photo of them below. If they're not sweet does that mean they're not plums? Th...
by jirwin2709
Thu Aug 30, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: help identifying wild plum-type fruit
Replies: 10
Views: 2734

Re: help identifying wild plum-type fruit

Not yet no, I will be later on!
by jirwin2709
Wed Aug 29, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: help identifying wild plum-type fruit
Replies: 10
Views: 2734

Re: help identifying wild plum-type fruit

I've read there could be hybrids though of two different varieties, one being sloe, so that you can have sloe berries without thorns. I'm only just learning so not sure if that's right.. but if it is maybe that's the case here?
by jirwin2709
Wed Aug 29, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: help identifying wild plum-type fruit
Replies: 10
Views: 2734

help identifying wild plum-type fruit

Hello, A month or two ago I came across these hard green things growing on a small tree. I took one home and cut it open and it had something hard inside, I assumed a nut. I've now noticed that these have turned a bluish-purple/red, and have gone soft. I saw that one was on the floor and so I steppe...