Prunus umbellata

Hog Plum, Flatwoods Plum

Rosaceae

Plant Specifics

Form:Tree
Life Span:Long-lived perennial
Flower Color:White
Fruit Color:Purple
Phenology:Deciduous
Noted for:Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses:Specimen tree, street or parking lot tree.
Propagation:
Availability:Native nurseries
Light: Full Sun,  Part Shade
Moisture Tolerance:
always floodedextremely dry
 (Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Short very dry periods)
Moisture Tolerance: Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Short very dry periods
Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:Not salt tolerant of inundation by salty or brackish water.
Salt Spray/ Salty Soil Tolerance:Low/no tolerance of salty wind or direct salt spray
Soil or other substrate:Sand
Soil pH:Slightly acidic

Ecology

Wildlife:
  

Birds and other animals eat the fruit.

Insects:
 

Pollinated by bees.

Native Habitats:Hammocks, pine woods, mixed woods.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida
USDA Zones

Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 8A 8B 9A 9B 

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Comments

Ethnobotany:Fruit is edible, but best used for jelly.