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What is this, and is it edible?
I discovered one in my neighborhood a few days ago. The tree has green leaves and is full of yellow fruits that look like cherries, but they are tasty little plums. I didn't know such a thing existed until then...a pleasant discovery.Cultivated cherry plums can have fruits, foliage, and flowers in any of several colors. Some varieties have sweet fruits that can be eaten fresh, while others are sour and better for making jam.
The cherry plum is a popular ornamental tree for garden and landscaping use, grown for its very early flowering. Numerous cultivars have been developed, many of them selected for purple foliage...