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Q.Need to identify this plant

Zone CW6 9BX | Anonymous added on September 23, 2020 | Answered

I have this plant growing in my garden, with a plum like fruit.

Could you please tell me if this fruit is edible?

Thank you.

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Answered on September 26, 2020

It may be a blackthorn tree whose fruits are relished by birds. Do not eat anything unless you are certain of its identification. I suggest taking a branch to a local agricultural group or a nursery, especially a native plant society or nursery to try to get an exact identification.


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