1A SW Asian shrub or small tree with white flowers and small red and yellow edible fruit. Also called myrobalan.
- Prunus cerasifera, family Rosaceae.
- Bach Rescue Remedy combines star of Bethlehem, rock rose, impatiens, cherry plum and clematis flower essences.
- Other plants in the fragrant garden include a cherry plum which is allegedly a remedy for stress and anxiety.
- Native or cherry plum hybrids (crosses of sandcherry and Japanese plum) have small, tart fruit, and are best used for making jams, jellies, and preserves.
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