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Q.Is The Fruit Eatable?

Zone Oxford, UK | Li added on June 20, 2022 | Answered

I would like to ask gardening experts what the name of plant (see picture) is and whether its fruits are eatable.

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Answered on June 20, 2022

I would start in the genus, Prunus. Possibly a cherry plum or other related species (Prunus cerasifera).

Most of the genus is edible, some are insubstantial or too bitter. It wouldn't hurt to test a taste on your tongue, but do not eat whole fruits until you know how they affect you.


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