ian April, May

Plum – Prunus domestica

Plant : Plum trees are grown in domestic gardens for their attractive appearance and fruit, although it is native in woodland and hedgerows.  The trees grow to 8m in height and are a member of the Rosaceae family.  They can be useful source of forage for bees in the spring.

Flower : The flower is typical of the Rosaceae family and flowers in April to May.  The pretty white flower has five petals, approximately 20 stamen and is 25mm across.

Pollen : Click here to see more about Plum pollen.

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