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Plum

In the United Kingdom, a rarely used slang term for 100,000 pounds.
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In the course of my research, I came across clues related to a question with regard to why, over time, bamboo and plum trees emerged as important motifs in Choson porcelain decoration, which I briefly noted in a sentence in the paper.
Apple and pear trees and fan-trained plum trees had been untied from the framework against which they were growing before being dug up.
QI want to plant some plum trees for my grandchildren.
As far back as I can remember, the arrival of the first budding plum meant that a man with two different colored eyes, an immigrant whose name I couldn't pronounce, would come over and do my mother a favor by climbing a ladder and covering our plum trees with nets.
They used a system to regenerate plum trees from embryonic cells that were genetically enhanced to resist PPV.
It seemed to float over the backyard, giving him a perfect place to view our acre of apple, pear, and plum trees.
A: The productivity of plum trees drops off dramatically at 15 to 20 years of age, so this may be the reason for your small crop.
This week's winner is unlucky Len Edwards of Hitchin who says: "Don't plant Victoria plum trees where they'll suffer cold winds.
I followed the path around the pond to where the ume, Japanese plum trees, were in bloom.
That was a time when the plum trees and rhododendrons were in bloom, but in most respects the time can be transferred without difficulty.
AEP employees will plant more than 200 Purple Leaf Plum trees and distribute 35,000 Douglas Fir seedlings to 72 West Virginia schools in observance of Earth Day, April 22.
In the wake of the storm, thousands of trees were blown over, but growers were optimistic that the plum trees could be put back upright and that they would recover, which appears to be the case.