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Family Icon Family: Rosaceae
Area Icon Area: Albania
Period Icon Period of Harvest: July - September
Categories: Herb Leaves

Prunus domestica

Plum leaves

Plum trees are small to medium sized trees, similar to but more erect growing than peach. Leaves ovate or elliptic with acute or obtuse tips, short petioles, crenulate margins.

Flowers are similar in morphology to peach trees, but white, smaller, and have longer pedicels. Flowers are borne mostly in umbel-like clusters of 2-3 individuals on short spurs, and solitary or 2-3 in axils of 1-year -old wood. Fruits is a drupe with oval shaped in European types.