Frieda's Specialty Produce - Greengage Plum

Overview

What is a Greengage Plum?

  • Also known as Reine Claude Plum, this is a small, round plum with greenish-yellow skin and flesh that is extremely sweet and juicy. It has a good balance of acidity and sweetness and has a short, exclusive season!

How to Eat

  • Enjoy fresh out of hand! Also good for jams and preserves or any other preparation that calls for plums.

Health Benefits

  • Excellent source of vitamin C.

How to Choose

  • Choose firm fruit with no blemishes or soft spots.

How to Store

  • If very firm, allow to ripen at room temperature and use within 2 days.

When are they in season?

  • February through March

Where are they grown?

  • Product of New Zealand

Recipes

Greengage Plum and Vanilla Jam

Greengage Plum and Vanilla Jam ingredients 2 pounds Greengage plums, thoroughly washed, stems removed 2 1/4 cups sugar Juice of 1 lemon (like seedless lemon) 2 whole vanilla beans Pinch of sea salt steps Cut plums in half; remove and … Continue reading