Beach Plum Prunus maritima

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Botanical Name:

Prunus maritima

Family:

Rosaceae

Genus:

Prunus

Species:

maritima

Common Name:

Beach Plum

Seeds Per Pound:
1,724
Quantity:
3.59 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
11
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
8-12 feet
Collection Locale:
New Jersey
Crop Year:
2020
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
4
In Stock: 3.59 lb
Prices
  • Prunus maritima

Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
$6.95
1 oz
$20.95
1 lb
$119.50
1 kg
$238.00
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 60-90 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/2" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* It is a deciduous shrub, in its natural sand dune habitat growing 1–2 m high, although it can grow larger, up to 4 m tall, when cultivated in gardens.
* Tolerates maritime exposure.
* The beach plum is cultivated for its edible fruit in N. America.
* The fruit is often sold in local markets and the plant is of potential commercial importance. more...
* Plum Island, Massachusetts and Plum Island, New York are named after the Beach Plum, as are Plum Cove Beach in Lanesville, Gloucester, Massachusetts, and Beach Plum Island (State Park) in Sussex County, Delaware. more...
Usda description:
More info on http://plants.usda.gov