Plum: Iranian Plums have a plump, round shape with a depression at the top where the stem attached.

Which City or Province Grow: Tehran + Oroumeyeh + Tabriz + Mashhad.

Harvest Season: Summer.

Plum skin is very smooth and shiny, and can be red, purple, or yellow.

Plums may be confused with nectarines or apples, but plums are usually smaller than both and lack orange coloring. Dried plums are called prunes.

Plum Tree: Plum trees can grow 6 to 12 feet in height, depending on the cultivar.

Plum Leaves: Plum leaves are simple, oval to oblong and come to a point at the end. The leaf margins are scalloped.