lemonplum? - Knowledgebase Question

Name: Mimi Lilly
Port Saint Lucie, Fl
Question by luxio
February 26, 2010
I was at a super market a few days ago, and they had Lemonplums. There yellow from the outside and taste like plums, there really sweet. I live in Florida (Zone 9B)If plums don't grow here, and citrus grows good, can Lemonplums grow in Florida?

Answer from NGA
February 26, 2010


What you tasted was a 'Pershore Yellow Egg' plum. It is a European plum cultivar and has no relation to actual lemons. It is simply an interesting true plum. Sorry, but they won't grow in Florida.

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