Thursday, February 10, 2005

Growth Stages of the Plum



Here is a page from the Michigan State University (known to be the greatest institution of higher learning in our nation) Extension's Fruit Resources site detailing the growth stages of the plum. It is pretty involved being a plum, from your first bud swell to your shuck split to your pit hardening and coloration. This will give you new appreciation of how complicated it is for nature to produce something delicious.

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