Is the fruit from a purple leaf plum tree edible? - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by raltrdtoy
June 30, 2010
I have a purple leaf plum tree the has bear a lot of fruit, I eat one and it didn't kill me, they are sweet. Is it safe to eat them?

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A comment from Father_John
April 9, 2020
The question is.... Is it safe to eat for a kid?

Answer from NGA
June 30, 2010
The fruit of the ornamental purple leaf plum isn't very tasty but it is edible. You're lucky if the fruits taste sweet! They won't hurt you so go ahead and eat them.

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