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Dragon’s blood

July 31, 2016 Leave a comment
Purple against a blue sky

Purple against a blue sky

These are some of the Dragon’s Blood plums, seen from underneath the branches.

There aren’t as many as usual for an ‘on’ year, maybe because of shot hole┬ádisease and aphids due to the wet spring.

But they’re big, and┬ájust as delicious and beautiful as ever with their startlingly bright red juice.

I wonder who decided that dragons have blood that colour …