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Victoria Plum

Fruit
Sussex

A large, all-purpose, dark-red skinned plum with greenish flesh.


Prunus domestica 'Victoria'
Image: Royal Horticultural Society www.rhs.org.uk


According to 'Traditional Foods of Britain' by Laura Mason and Catherine Brown (Mason+Brown 2004), the Victoria was found as an evolutionary accident in Alderton in Sussex in 1840, and is by far England's leading plum with 200 commercial producers growing around 7,000 tons per year.

See:
Bedale Plum Cake
Beef Pudding
Christmas Pudding
Dittisham Plum
Elegant Economist's Pudding
Fat Rascals
Golden Syrup
Greengage Jam
Lavender Chutney
Lincolnshire Plum Bread
Lord Barrington's Plum Pudding
Monday Pudding
Pershore Plum
Plum and Apple Dumpling
Plum Butter
Plum Duff
Plum Jam
Plum Jerkum
Plum Porridge
Plum Shuttles or Valentine Buns
Rich Fruit Cake
Rich Plum Cake
Ripon Plum Cake
Sir Charles Rowley's Plum Pudding
Spotted Dick
Sussex Plum Duffs







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