Plum Varieties for Zones 3 to 10
Plums originated near the Caucasian mountains and in Asia. Common cultivars grow wild around ancient centers of human habitation, suggesting plums may be among the earliest crops cultivated by people. Today, commercial plum production is topped by China, Romania, Serbia, and the United States. But 87 countries in all have some commercial plum cultivation, an indication of how adaptable plum trees are to diverse locations.