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ELEPHANT HEART PLUMS

mutsu apples

Buy Elephant Heart: Please come see us at the Wednesday Santa Monica Farmers Market. Our stand is in front of Restaurant Lago, just below 3rd Street Promenade on Arizona avenue.

Description: The king of the Japanese plums, very large, heart haped, with tart mottled greenish purple skin and deep red flesh. Freestone. Firn, meaty yet juicy, richly flavored flesh has a wine-like complexity, slices well. Sometimes there is a pocket of sugar crystals near the tip. Listed on the Slow Food Ark of Taste.

Season: August

Size: 28 to 40 per metric layer

Suggested uses: Fresh eating, salads, cheese platters, baking, sorbets, preserves, sauces.

Shelf life: 10 days in your cooler for raw use, up to 3 weeks if you are cooking them.

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Plums

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