American Plum

$16.95

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American Plum

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$16.95

American Plum (Prunus americana) is a native treasure, boasting vibrant red fruits with a tart edge. This plum tree promises a generous harvest, perfect for jams and jellies. Its white spring blossoms and autumnal hues make it a year-round garden centerpiece.

1-2′ Bareroot Seedling

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Environmental Requirements

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 3-8
Soil pH: 6.0-7.0
Soil Type: Well-drained
Water Requirements: Regular, moderate
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Heat Tolerance: Moderate
Chilling Hours: 300-500 hours

Size and Spacing

Plant Size: 15-20′ tall, 15-20′ wide
Plant Spacing: 15-20′ apart
Growth Habit: Upright, spreading
Rootstock: From Seed

Pollination and Flowering

Pollination Requirements: Self-fertile
Pollination Mechanisms: Insects (bees)
Bloom Time: April-May
Flower Color: White

Fruit Characteristics

Fruit Size: 1″
Fruit Flavor: Sweet-tart
Fruit Color and Appearance Yellow-red, round
Harvest Time: August-September
Yield & Storage: Moderate, store in cool place
Years to Bear: 4-6

Disease and Pest Susceptibility

Black Knot: Susceptible
Brown Rot: Susceptible
Verticillium Wilt: Moderately Resistant
Armillaria Root Rot: Moderately Susceptible
Plum Curculio: Susceptible
Aphids: Moderately Resistant

Additional Plant Characteristics

Growth Habit: Upright, spreading
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Yellow-orange
Lifespan: 20-30 years

Additional Information

Toxicity: Non-toxic
Invasive Potential: Low
Native Range: North America
Nitrogen Fixing: Yes

American Plum

$16.95

In stock