Botanical Name: Prunus 'Valor'
Height: 20 feet
Spread: 20 feet
Hardiness Zone: 5a
A popular commercial fruit tree with showy fragrant white flowers in spring and large purple-blue fruit in late summer, a high quality prune plum; freestone; quite ornamental; needs full sun, well-drained soil and a pollinator
Valor Plum is a small tree that is commonly grown for its edible qualities. It produces purple oblong fruit (technically 'drupes') with blue overtones and yellow flesh which are usually ready for picking from late summer to early fall. Note that the fruits have hard inedible pits inside which must be removed before eating or processing. The fruits have a sweet taste and a juicy texture.
The fruit are most often used in the following ways:
- Fresh Eating