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Prunus maritima

Common Name(s): Beach plum
Family: Rosaceae
Growth Habit: Perennial
Growing Days: 150
Precipitation: 35 to 59 (in.)
Winter Minimum: -20° (F)
Soil pH: 5.8 to 7.7
Soil Texture/Type: Medium coarse; moisture retaining loams
Soil Drainage: Moderately Well
Photoperiod Response:
Light Intensity: Full sun
Grown in northeastern US. Fruit seldom ripens in the interior of North America. High drought and low salt tolerances.
Pythium, Phytothora, Sclerotinia, Helminthosporium/Bipolaris, Rhizoctonia, Cercospora, Powdery Mildew, Rust
Environ. - ornamental, Food - fruit


Geographical Origin:
Eastern Canada, Northeastern USA, Southeastern USA
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