Also called Wild Plum
More About Prunus americana
- Upright, broad, spreading crown
- Clusters of white flowers
- Flowers are followed by small, edible, round, red plums
- Green summer foliage turns yellow and then to red in the fall
- Bloom Time: Early spring
Native to Ontario and parts of North America.
American Plum Growing and Maintenance Tips
While the fruit is edible, the quality is somewhat poor. This plant has more value as an ornamental tree, and for attracting birds.
Prunus americana Characteristics
Native to Ontario
Average to Dry Soils
Flowering TimeEarly Spring