Satsuma, Mariposa, Santa Rosa, Narrabeen and October Purple.
Small round, shiny skin with inedible stone, varying skin and flesh colours.Juicy flesh flavours range from tart to sweet. Of the same genus as cherries, peaches and other stonefruit.
Select plump full-coloured fruit, firm but yielding to gentle pressure. Avoid hard or poor coloured fruit and brown discolouration or cracked.
If unripe, ripen at room temperature for maximum flavour then store under refrigeration for a short time only. Use within 5 days.
Plums are a good source of potassium and dietary fibre. Fat free and salt free and provide some vitamins A and C, calcium, phosphorous, riboflavin and niacin. They are also low in sodium and kilojoules.
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