What is the common name for dried plums?
Correct answer: Prunes. The freshly harvested plums, mostly belonging to the species Prunus domestica (European Plum), are dried to become into prunes or dried plums. Although all prunes are plums, not all plums are destined for prune production.
Who introduced the prune tree to France?
Correct answer: b) Prune trees were introduced in South West France by the Crusaders from the region of Damascus, on their return from Jerusalem in the 12th century.