plum tree


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Noun1.plum tree - any of several trees producing edible oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single hard stoneplum tree - any of several trees producing edible oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single hard stone
plum - any of numerous varieties of small to medium-sized round or oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single pit
genus Prunus, Prunus - a genus of shrubs and trees of the family Rosaceae that is widely distributed in temperate regions
wild plum, wild plum tree - an uncultivated plum tree or shrub
common plum, Prunus domestica - any of various widely distributed plums grown in the cooler temperate areas
bullace, Prunus insititia - small wild or half-domesticated Eurasian plum bearing small ovoid fruit in clusters
big-tree plum, Prunus mexicana - small tree of southwestern United States having purplish-red fruit sometimes cultivated as an ornamental for its large leaves
Canada plum, Prunus nigra - small tree native to northeastern North America having oblong orange-red fruit
cherry plum, myrobalan, myrobalan plum, Prunus cerasifera - small Asiatic tree bearing edible red or yellow fruit
Japanese plum, Prunus salicina - small tree of China and Japan bearing large yellow to red plums usually somewhat inferior to European plums in flavor
Pacific plum, Prunus subcordata, Sierra plum - shrub of the Pacific coast of the United States bearing small red insipid fruit
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
References in classic literature ?
It extended along the foot of a rocky ridge, but was little better than a wilderness of weeds, with here and there a matted rosebush, or a peach or plum tree, grown wild and ragged, and covered with moss.
Having gone round the corner of the hothouse to the ornamental garden, he saw that the carved garden fence was broken and branches of the plum trees had been torn off with the fruit.
Those blue plum trees hadn't even a blossom for three years, and I thought they might as well be cut down.
An' there'll be peach an' plum trees in bloom against th' walls, an' th' grass'll be a carpet o' flowers.
The banks were generally alluvial, and thickly grown with cottonwood trees, intermingled occasionally with ash and plum trees.
She was standing outside the garden fence, in the shadow of a great pine tree, looking not at him, for she was unaware of his presence, but at the virginal bloom of the plum trees in a far corner, with all her delight in it outblossoming freely in her face.
Plants of peach tree cultivar 'Capdeboscq' (Prunus persica), considered susceptible to soil flooding; plum tree cultivar 'Julior' (P insititia L.
If there is a late frost, a plum tree could lose most of its flowers and the fruit set will be poor, so it's important to cover the plant with horticultural fleece to keep the plant snug during winter.
A mirabelle plum tree which grew in the Warsaw Ghetto area during World War II was cut down in December, but now has a chance to grow again.
Dear Diarmuid I have had a problem with my plum tree for the last two years.
When the firm announced the closures it said it would continue to invest in its other premises including the Plum Tree on Cowbridge Road East and its craft beer pub, The Cambrian Tap in Cardiff city centre.
Q: I have an ornamental purple leaf plum tree that has become infested with what I believe to be borers.