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Prunus americana

Common Name(s): American plum
Family: Rosaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 100
Precipitation: 16 to 40 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -35° (F)
Soil pH: 5 to 7
Soil Texture/Type: Medium coarse; sandy to rich loams
Soil Drainage: Moderately Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity: Bright
Coastal areas from Canada to Virginia. Extremely hardy. No drought, low salt tolerances.
Pythium, Phytothora, Sclerotinia, Anthrachose, Rhizoctonia, Cercospora, Powdery Mildew, Rust
Food - fruit


Geographical Origin:
North America
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