American Plum (2-0)
American plum is a small, native understory tree to 35 ft. with fragrant, white flowers in showy, flat-topped clusters in early spring. Fruit ripens to a shiny, bright red in August or September. It has a short, crooked trunk - with scaly, black bark - and a graceful, open crown.
- Native fruit tree- plums can be eaten fresh or used in preserves, jelly, wine. Numerous birds eat the fruit.
- Great soft mast for white-tailed deer and well used as a nest tree by birds and small mammals.
- Suckering habit makes it good for erosion control.
Seedling Size: 12-18"
Mature Height: Grows to 35 ft in sun, less in the understory shade.
Sunlight: Full Sun/Partial Shade