Wild Plum, American Plum, Common Wild Plum Prunus americana - Prunus lanata , Prunus americana lanata

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Prunus americana

Family:

Rosaceae

Genus:

Prunus

Species:

americana

Common Name:

Wild Plum, American Plum, Common Wild Plum

Seeds Per Pound:
817
Quantity:
69.92 lb
Avg Count Packet:
17
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
10-15 feet
Collection Locale:
South Dakota
Crop Year:
2013
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
4

In Stock: 69.92 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
$5.95
1.41 oz
$11.90
1 lb
$39.50
1 kg
$71.69
Growing Info:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 120 days.
Germination: sow 1-2" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* The American plum grows as a large shrub or small tree, reaching up to 15 feet (4.6 m). more...
* The American plum is used for both ornamental and culinary purposes. more...
* The white flowers are decorative in spring and its short, single leader makes it a popular residential landscape tree. more...
* Farms use medium to tall shrubs or trees for windbreaks, and highway or riverside plantings. more...
* Its high density of growth effectively reduces the wind velocity near the ground. more...
* Development of suckers from the root system makes American plum effective in stabilizing stream banks and gullies. more...
* Many birds and animals eat the fruit, and both white-tailed deer and mule deer feed on twigs and leaves. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov