The plum is a fruit with sweet taste and nice aroma. It is the fruit of plum tree. It belongs to the genus Prunus, along with peaches and mirabelles.
It is oval or elliptical with dark blue color or purple when mature. It is eaten as fresh fruit or dried without changing its nutritional values. It is used for jam, juice and also in confectionery. The fruits for drying are harvested when they are ripe and then they are placed in special furnaces at a temperature of 65-90 degrees Celsius.