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American Plum

Hardiness Zones: 3 - 9
Average shipping height: 2' - 3'
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  • Bare Root
    Member Price $19.99
    Reg. Price $24.99
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The American plum is a small tree that is native throughout much of the central United States. It produces 1”, reddish-purple plums that are best suited for jams or jellies. Though it does grow fruit, this tree is typically planted for ornamental and wildlife value.

  • Produces small, reddish-purple plums that ripen in July and August
  • Displays white blooms in early spring 
  • Attracts songbirds, pollinators, wild turkeys, qual, and deer

Spacing Guide for Fruit Trees

The American Plum Grows in zones 3 - 9

Your Tree’s Personality



Mature Height

10' - 20'

Shipping Height

2' - 3'

Growth Speed

Medium to Fast

Scientific Name

Prunus americana

Mature Spread

15' - 25'

Sun Preference

Full Sun, Partial Sun/Shade, Full Shade

Soil Preference

Clay, Loamy, Moist, Well Drained, Slightly Acidic

Wildlife Value

Plum trees provide food and cover for butterfly larva, birds and mammals.

Planting Instructions

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