Prunus "Mount Royal"
Mount Royal Plum is a small tree that is commonly grown for its edible produce. It grows a blue and round fruit (called 'drupes') with purple overtones and gold flesh which are usually ready for picking in late summer. The fruits have hard inedible pits inside which must be removed before eating or processing. The fruits have a sweet taste and a juicy texture.
Mature Height: 10-12 ft
Mature Spread: 8-10 ft
Pot size may vary, usually available at 5-6 ft at purchase
The fruit are most often used in the following ways:
- Fresh Eating