Red Methley Plums

Beechwood Orchards


4 pieces

The Methley Plum is a cultivar of the Japanese plum tree. The fruit is juicy, sweet, a deep red-purple color, and mild with a distinctive flavor which is good for fresh eating or as a jelly. We suggest baking into a plum crisp or delicious galette!



Beechwood Orchards

Biglerville, PA

Beechwood Orchards is a fifth generation, family-owned farm specializing in various tree fruits that has been operating in Adams County for over a century. The farm is currently being run by David and Tammy Garretson. In 2005 they were joined by their son, Shawn Garretson, after he graduated from Penn State with a degree in Horticulture. Last year Melissa Allen, their daughter, returned to the farm. She brought her two small daughters Isabelle (3 years) and Cammy (20 months) who have already begun to show an interest in agriculture.

If still a little firm, just leave them on the counter at room temperature for a day or two. They'll soften right up. Refrigerate when ripe.