Height: 10′-12′ Spread: 10′-12′. Small native tree or large shrub with very fragrant 1″ white flowers open before leaves emerge in early April. One-inch yellow to red fruit ripens in August and can be used for jams or jellies. Can be grown as a large multi-stem shrub or a single stem small tree. Will tolerate dry alkaline soils and thrives on neglect. In the wild it suckers and spreads to form lovely drifting colonies. Full sun. Zone 2.
Prunus americana | American Plum – #1