Height and Spread American Plums can quickly grow up to 2.5 to 3 metres in height and may have a crown width of 2.5 to 3 metres.
Hardiness Zone 3
Preferred growing conditions Likes full sun or partially shaded sites and can withstand some drought.
Form American Plums are tall shrubs with upright branches that create a rounded form.
Flower/seeds White flowers cluster along branches and turn into fruit
Leaf American Plum leaves are smooth, green leaves that are about 5 to 10 cm long and 2 to 5 cm in width.
Bark/wood Bark is greyish green when a sapling; as the tree gets older, the bark changes to dark grey.
Fruit Red or yellowish fruit with its flesh surrounding a stone pit.
Pruning Prune to keep shape as tree suckers easily.
Stem decay, branch cankers, black knot and plum pockets.