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Prunus maritima

Beach-plum

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Description:

Salt tolerant, medium size, rounded shrub of the outer coastal plain. Attractive white flowers; its fruit is prized for making jams. To 6 feet tall. Flowers late April to May. Fruits early September to October. Grows in moist or dry sandy conditions and likes sun.

Plant Overview:

Plant Family:Rosaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Shrubs/Subshrub
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Bees, Birds
Bloom Time:Late April to May
Fruit Timing:Early September to October
Global and State Rank:G4, SNR
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Moist
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun
Light Range:Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Moist

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