Plum is a fruit of a plum tree of the Rosaceae family that reaches 5 feet height. This family includes more than 2,000 species of herbaceous plants, shrubs and trees distributed in temperate regions worldwide. Depending on the colour of their peel, plums can be classified in yellow, red, black and green.
- The yellow are fruits of acid flavour and abundant juice.
- The red are juicy and sweeter than yellow.
- The black are of bluish or blackish peel and are best suited for cooking.
- The green peel fruits are called Claudia and are characterized by their sweetness.