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Taylor County Land Conservation

American Plum

American Plum

Regular price $36.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $36.00 USD
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Each bundle contains 25 seedlings. 

Scientific Name: Prunus americana

Mature Height: up to 15 feet

Mature Spread: 8-10 feet

Hardiness: Zones 3-8

Soil: Prefers moist, rich, well-drained soil

Light: Full sun to partial shade

Growth Rate: Fast (height increase of 24"+ per year once established)

Additional Information: Large deciduous shrub or small tree with a broad crown. Edible fruits are red to yellow, about 1 inch in diameter. Roots are shallow and widely spreading. Winter-hardy, but does not tolerate shade or drought. Grows in prairies, woodlands, pastures and along roadsides and riverbanks. Works well in windbreaks, screening and natural barriers, as cover and food for wildlife, and for jams and jellies.

1-year-old seedlings, 12-18”.

Pick-up in late April/early May

Seedling orders must be picked up in person in late April or early May in Medford or Phillips, Wisconsin. Taylor County LCD does not ship trees, shrubs or planting products to individual customers.

The exact pick-up dates will be sent out in early April by email and/or USPS mail. The tree pick-up schedule has typically been on a Thursday, 3-6 p.m. and Friday, 8-11 a.m., for Medford orders and Friday from 8:30-11 a.m. for Phillips orders. If you are unable to pick up your order during those days/times, you may send another person to the pick-up or contact the Taylor County LCD at 715-748-1469 to make other arrangements.

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