Plum, American

Prunus americana

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-8

North American native , this plum will grow as a small tree or a large shrub, depending on how its pruned.  It will sucker from shallow roots and spread if allowed.  The fruits are smaller than European varieties but are wonderful eaten fresh or made into jellies, jams, or wine.

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