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ONTARIO PLUMS

Plums range in shape and flavours vary from sweet to slightly tart. Ontario plums are either of Japanese or European descent. All are fine for eating, with the European prune types also well suited to cooking.

Yellow and red plums are descended from Japanese plums; the blue plums and blue prunes are forms of European plums.

The Early Golden variety is Ontario's most popular yellow plum, followed closely by the Shiro. Both are round, firm-fleshed with yellow skin. Major red varieties are Burbank, Ozark Premier and Vanier.

Popular eating plums are Bluefre, California Blue, Valor (medium to large size, blue skin, bright yellow flesh), Voyageur (smaller, yellow flesh, purple skin) Verity, Veeblue and Victory (dark purple skin, orange flesh).

 

ontario plum news

JULY 24, 2015

Tart Cherries in Pails - Where to find them

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JULY 24, 2015

Ontario Peaches and Yellow Plums Now Available in Stores!

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JULY 03, 2015

Tart Cherries in Pails Available on July 17 - Read for store details

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MAY 15, 2015

The bloom is back and a little early

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ontario plum events

AUGUST 07, 2015 - AUGUST 09, 2015

Niagara on the Lake Peach Festival

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AUGUST 28, 2015 - AUGUST 30, 2015

Winona Peach Festival August 28-30

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