Wild Plum (Prunus americana) Zones 3-8
Growth Rate: fast (24" or more per year) Height: 10-15' / Spread: 10-15'
pH levels: 6 - 8 Soil: rich, moist to well-drained, acid
Sun: Full sun to slight shade Tolerate: walnut toxicity, occasional drought, dry, alkaline and clay soils (Intolerant to soil salt and salt spray)
Fall color: reddish to yellow
Flowering Dates: March-May; white flowers Seed Dispersal Dates: June - October; purple, edible fruit.
Uses: edible fruit that is good for jams and jellies. Good wildlife food and cover, especially good nesting habitat for rarer songbirds like Yellow-breasted Chat and Bell's Vireo. Provides food for bees and many butterfly species, including Tiger Swallowtail. Planted in residential and parks.
Note: Plants benefit from a mulch layer to conserve moisture and moderate soil temperatures. Tolerates a wide range of conditions.
These are bare root seedlings. The roots of some seedlings may be trimmed for ease of planting and packaging purposes.
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