Recognize the wild mirabelle plum
The mirabelle plum bloom extends from April to May, while the ripe fruits are harvested between August and September. They are round, about 3 to 5 centimeters large fruits in a rich orange-yellow. The skin is often speckled with reddish dots when the wild fruit has received a lot of sun. Also known as yellow plums, the mirabelle plums are not poisonous and can be eaten in many ways.
These parts of the mirabelle plum are edible
The very sweet pulp can be easily removed from the stone core and used in many ways. Enjoy the wild fruit either raw or cooked. Thanks to their sweetness, mirabelle plums are ideal as ingredients for baking, desserts or cooking. When consumed fresh, mirabelle plums are particularly rich in vitamin C. Plant substances such as pectin and cellulose promote digestion. Thanks to the high content of fructose, the fruit is a quick source of energy. In addition, the flowers can be brewed as tea and even the tender young leaves can be used as chopping herbs.