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Prunus angustifolia 'Guthrie'

Common Name(s):
Guthrie chickasaw plum
Categories:
Edible Plants, Native Plants, Trees
Comment:

Guthrie chickasaw plum is a short, thickly branched shrub. It is native to North America. Needs little maintenance, drought tolerant, fast growing, self-pollinating.

Height:
12-20 ft.
Flower:
The showy, white to cream flower bloom in spring.
Zones:
6A-9B
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Full-sun, partial-sun or partial-shade. Well-drained, sandy or clay or loamy soil. It can tolerate acidic soil as well. Highly drought tolerant.
Texture:
Fine
Form:
Irregular, round crown
Edibility:
The yellow fruit is tangy and sweet, about 1 1/2'' in size. Great for making jelly. Ripens in mid-June.
Width:
15-20 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
It features alternate, simple ovate green leaves with serrate margin. Pinnate venation.
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 3020