The Main Plant entry for Plums (Prunus umbellata)

This database entry exists to show plant data and photos that apply generically to all Plums.

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Uses: Flowering Tree
Edible Parts: Fruit
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Pollinators: Various insects

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Common names
  • Plum
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Photo Gallery
Location: KYLE
Date: 2019-02-07
Location: my Zone 7b garden in North Georgia Mountains
Date: 2023-02-24
Location: my garden in Dawsonville, GA (zone 7b north Geogia mountains)
Date: 2022-03-06
Location: KYLE
Date: 2019-02-07
Location: my garden in Dawsonville, GA (zone 7b north Geogia mountains)
Date: 2022-11-10
Buds forming in early November
Location: Twisp
Unknown variety, but tasty little plums

credit: Fir0002
Location: Illinois zone 6
Date: 2012-03-17

Date: 2021-09-13
Location: Twisp
Date: October
My unknown yellow plum tree
Location: Illinois zone 6
Date: 2012-03-17
THis plum flowers early before leaves apear

photo credit:  Yoko Nekonomania
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Comments:
  • Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Feb 8, 2012 2:45 PM concerning plant:
    Valuable source of nectar and pollen for honey bees. Pollen color is light brown to brown.
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