Very large heart shaped fruit with dark red extremely sweet & juicy flesh. Superb freestone plum for all sorts of uses in a summer salad, plum jam or compote. Pairs well with vanilla, nutmeg, cumin, basil, figs, berries, hazelnuts, roast lamb or pork & strong cheeses.
Elephant Heart plums are best utilized for fresh eating. They make delicious salad ingredients, compotes, reductions and syrups. Elephant Heart plums can be used as a principle ingredient in desserts such as cakes, ice creams and pies. Complimentary flavors are vanilla, nutmeg, tropical fruits, figs, berries, citrus and chiles. Savory pairings include cured pork, roasted lamb and crudo-style fish and shellfish, cumin, basil, cilantro, hazelnuts and cheeses such as burrata and manchego. To store fresh plums, refrigerate ripe fruit for up to seven days.