Beach Plum Prunus maritima

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Prunus maritima

Family:

Rosaceae

Genus:

Prunus

Species:

maritima

Common Name:

Beach Plum

Seeds Per Pound:
2,270
Quantity:
5.12 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
10
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
8-12 feet
Collection Locale:
Minnesota
Crop Year:
2018
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
4


In Stock: 5.12 lb
Prices
Sample Bulk Pricing
1 packet
0.00
1 oz
18.95
1 lb
119.50
1 kg
238.00
Growing Info:
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