PlantsPrunus→Dwarf Plum (Prunus minutiflora)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Prunus minutiflora Accepted
Amygdalus minutiflora Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Plant Height: 1 - 3 feet
Plant Spread: 1 - 3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: 1/2 inch brownish-black, fleshy (but mostly pit.)
Fruiting Time: Late spring or early summer
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Toxicity: Fruit is poisonous
Miscellaneous: Dioecious

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