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American Plum

Prunus americana

American Plum is grown as a multi-stemmed shrub. American Plum, is a thicket forming native tree and is among the first to bloom in spring with pure white, fragrant flowers.

Abundant early spring blooms are fragrant
Curly dark bark
Delicious red plums are enjoyed by wildlife

More About Prunus americana:

American Plum may be grown as a single trunk or multi-stemmed tree.

Gardening Suggestions for American Plum:

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

Key Characteristics:

Average
Fragrant
Songbirds
Butterflies
Midwest Native
Moist, Well-Drained
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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Great Garden Neighbors:
Juneberry Single Stem Juneberry Single Stem
Flowering Dogwood Flowering Dogwood

Additional Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Upland Birds and Game
Butterflies
Songbirds
Soil Moisture Preference
Average
Moist, Well-Drained
Exposure
Full Sun
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Habit
Deciduous
Program
Grow Native!
Attributes
Midwest Native
Erosion Control
Fragrant
Mass Planting
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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