American Plum - Prunus americana | Pots ready spring & fall

Common name: American Plum

Scientific name: Prunus americana

Example mature size: 5 m tall, 4 m wide; 16.5 ft tall, 13.5 ft wide

Sunlight: Partial-sun, Full-sun

Water: Average

Soil: Loam

Blooms: White in May

Ontario plant status: Native Tree - Deciduous, Common

Natural habitats: Riverbanks-beaches, Open-upland

Wildlife benefits: Bees/wasps 🐝, Butterflies/skippers 🦋

Points of interest: - Known to produce large numbers of fragrant flowers - Will not tolerate shade or drought, does best in moist fertile, well-drained soils - Produces an edible plum fruit that can be prepared and preserved in jams