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Midwest Premium Plum

Prunus americana 'Marsh'

Midwest Premium Plum offers excellent wildlife food and cover, windbreaks or for soil erosion.

Abundant early spring blooms are fragrant
Similar to native Wild Plum
Delicious red plums

More About Prunus americana 'Marsh':

Midwest Premium Plum was selected from exceptional specimens of native American Plum in Missouri, Illinois and South Dakota and is made available through the USDA Plant Materials Program.

Trials are being conducted with direct seeding of the seed from Midwest Premium Germplasm American Plum for establishment of wildlife habitat for shrub/small trees for quail covey headquarters.

Gardening Suggestions for Midwest Premium Plum:

Produced using Forrest Keeling's patented RPM Root Production Method ® technology for exceptional growth and survivability.

Key Characteristics:

Fragrant
Moist, Well-Drained
Butterflies
Humming- birds
Average
Songbirds
Height:
7-25 Feet
Spread:
7-20 Feet
Hardiness Zone:
3 - 8

RPM: Scientifically Proven to Grow Faster and Healthier

Forrest Keeling Nursery is the world-renowned originator of the RPM (root production method®) RPM technology. Our patented RPM tree technology yields unsurpassed survivability and plant growth, which makes Forrest Keeling plants the benchmark for wetland restorations and large-scale installations in any application.

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Additional Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Songbirds
Upland Birds and Game
Butterflies
Humming- birds
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Exposure
Full Sun
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Habit
Deciduous
Attributes
Mass Planting
Naturalizing
Wetlands and Streambank Stabilization
Erosion Control
Fragrant
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Characteristics Key

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Humming- birds
Songbirds
Butterflies
Dry
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Wet Soil
Cut Flower
Midwest Native
Dried Flower
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Climbing
Fragrant
Container
Great Foliage