The Chickasaw and the American go on to produce consistently edible […] Soil Texture. Well Drained. Chickasaw Plum This item will be released January 1, 2021. It was known to have been cultivated by Native Americans even before the discovery of the Americas and subsequent colonization by Europeans. It performs in Partial Shade to Full Sun. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Insects. In spring, before the one and a half to three-inch-long leaves appear, Chickasaw plum is festooned with small, white, fragrant flowers which make the trees quite decorative in the presence of other trees which are often still dormant. Soil Moisture. Prunus angustifolia is a deciduous Tree growing to 3 m (9ft 10in) at a medium rate. SKU: N/A Category: Plants Tags: Browse Plants , Cover , Fruit Trees , Full Sun , High Tolerance , Zone 5 , Zone 6 , Zone 7 , Zone 8 , Zone 9 , Zone Range … Chickasaw Plum: First Springtime Blossom Every spring, three wild plums put on a show locally: The Chickasaw, the Flatwood, and the American. Chickasaw Plum. Posted by Jane Brummer on 12th Oct 2019 Well packed with compostable shredded newspaper. Growing 20 feet tall and wide, Chickasaw plum forms a rounded mass of slender, thorny branches sprouting from a short trunk. I am very impressed with the quality and price. When in naked bloom they look similar but that’s where the resemblance stops. Chickasaw Plum grows best in Partial Shade. Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils and prefers well-drained soil. I have admired a Chickasaw plum called ‘Guthrie’ since the mid-1990s. intact, more than 2 ft tall plant stems, on a large healthy root ball. Chickasaw plum wildlife trees grow from MO through southern NE, north TX and LA, proceeding then to grow in the east towards FL, NJ to IL. Posted by Jefferson on 20th Nov 2019 Plants arrived in great condition. Prunus angustifolia. It is hardy to zone (UK) 6. The Chickasaw Plum is a wild native plum that will grow as a single tree or form a thicket if left unmanaged. Chickasaw plum is a deciduous flowering shrub or small tree that produces profuse blooms before leafing out, making for a spectacular spring display. Geographical Considerations. They will have one or two sucker plants come up from the root system within about 6 ft of the parent plant just about each year. The flowers are very attractive to a wide range of pollinators. Chickasaw Plum trees DO sucker, but not so badly as to be "invasive" in my opinion. Its small sweet-tart fruits are pinkish-red to yellow with an extremely juicy golden flesh that will burst in your mouth. Prunus X 'Purple Pride' USPP 23742 is a unique introduction. It occurs naturally in dry hammocks, woodland edges, and disturbed areas and roadsides. ... Will this plant grow in my yard? Scientific Name. Planted on the west side of the Mast Arboretum, this tree quickly… It's a burgundy-foliaged seedling of Prunus angustifolia ‘Guthrie’ – a Chickasaw plum introduced many years ago by Charles Webb of Superior Trees in Florida. Optimal Light. Chickasaw Plum Prunus augustifolia Native Range: Southern United States Zone: 5 to 9 Height: 4.00 to 20.00 feet Spread: 4.00 to 20.00 feet Bloom Time: March Bloom Description: White Sun: Full sun to part shade Water: Medium Maintenance: Low Flower: Showy, Fragrant Attracts: Birds, Butterflies Fruit: Showy, Edible Other: Thorns Tolerate: Erosion Soil pH. Any Texture. Introduction. The suckers are easily dug and transplanted and also respond well to being potted up to pass along to other gardeners. They burst out in white blossoms and no leaves. 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