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Need help identifying the fruit in the photo
Sat 29-Aug-15
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Mckp59

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I got these from a bush/tree growing wild next to my property.  Any guidance on what they are and if they are edible.  I make jam with foraged berries & fruit and wondering if I can add these to my stockgreen plum like fruitImage Enlarger

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Sorry Paul - I can't open this - maybe others can, but if you can put it in a different format, maybe we can see it!!

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Nope, I can't see it either, sorry.

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Sorry guys, new to this and not very computer literate into the bargain. Try this.

http://s1031.photobucket.com/user/Mckp59/media/Gre.....w.jpg.html

 

Any ideas greatly appreciated.  

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Hmm, they do look like some sort of wild plum to me, clearly not ripe yet.  Someone else here might have a better idea.  Have you not lived there long?  Are there any neighbours you could ask?  Failing that, you could keep a lookout for when the fruits ripen and see if anybody comes to pick them.....I guess they'd know!

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They look like greengages to me.

I'll try that again!

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Like Sue said they do look as if they're not ready - are they soft?

I have just had a look at our greengages and yes, the leaves and the fruits (same size) are the same as your photo.

Good dessert fruit and also good for jamming. Lucky you! ok

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Really appreciate the responses to date.  The fruit has a stone in the centre like plums.  My main concern was to determine they were definitely edible before I made use of them.  

Thought they might have been some sort of bullace or damson.  I wasnt sure they were the right size for Greengages but Val has answered that for me.

Just left for me to harvest when ripe & enjoy!

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