Prunus umbellata

hog plum, flatwoods plum


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Plant Specifics

Form: tree
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 12-20 ft    Width: 12-20 ft
Flower Color: flower color      white
Fruit Color: fruit color      purple
Phenology: deciduous
Noted for: Showy flowers


Recommended Uses: Specimen tree, street or parking lot tree.
Availability: Native nurseries
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Slightly acidic


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Pollinated by bees. Birds and other animals eat the fruit.
Native Habitats: Hammocks, pine woods, mixed woods.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:


Fruit is edible, but best used for jelly.