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CHICKSAW PLUM
Prunus angustifolia

Prunus angustifolia

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General Notes

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

Branches droop but resist breakage.

Has fragrant Flower.

Has thorns.

Native to United States.

Family: Rosaceae

Tree Characteristics

Rounded Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 12 - 20 feet.

Width: 15 - 20 feet.

Growth Rate: 12 to 36 Inches per Year.

Leaves Elliptic, Green, No Change, Deciduous.

Flowers Showy. Fragrant White. Flowers in Winter. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).

Yellow to Red Drupe, Medium (0.50 - 1.50 inches), fruiting in Winter or Spring Edible.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate to Moderately Dense in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as out of Leaf.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

USDA Hardiness Zones 6 - 9.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Well Drained Soil.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Acidic Soil pH.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Caterpillars.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

Fire Resistance is Favorable.

Attracts Birds and Mammals.

Special Uses & Values

Specimen, Buffer Strip or Street Tree.

Bonsai.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Prunus angustifolia Tree Record." 1995-2017. Nov 23, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/prunus-angustifolia >

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