Klamath Plum, Sierra Plum, Pacific Plum Prunus subcordata

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Botanical Name:

Prunus subcordata







Common Name:

Klamath Plum, Sierra Plum, Pacific Plum

10-20 feet
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  • Prunus subcordata

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Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: sow 1" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* Prunus subcordata , known by the common names Klamath plum , Oregon plum , and Sierra plum , is a member of the genus Prunus (plum, cherry, and other stone fruit ), native to the west coast of the Western United States in California and western and southern Oregon . more...
* It grows in forests, most often at low elevation near the coast, but it is also in the Sierra Nevada and Cascades ; it grows at altitudes of 100–1,900 m. P. subcordata var. subcordata , Klamath Plum , is also found in Washington . more...
* The fruit is a small, plum-like drupe, variable in appearance, 15–25 mm in length, and may be red or yellow; they mature in late summer. The plums are small and tart but edible. more...
* The Concow tribe call the tree gos’-i (Konkow language). more...
Usda description:
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