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The Chickasaw Plum
When looking for different options for beautiful shrubbery or trees to add to your landscape, you will want to think of the location, the fullness, and the colors that you will want from the plants that you buy. Having shade is a bonus to any site, and having fresh off the tree fruits makes for a fantastic summer afternoon for anyone. This enjoyment is where having fruit trees can come in handy, particularly Chickasaw plum trees.
Chickasaw plum trees, Prunus angustifolia, have super fragrant white flowers that grow in clusters. The trees can grow up to twenty-five feet tall, but their average range is six to twelve feet tall. Another option is to have them grown more like shrubs with consistent pruning. With that said, the trunks of the Chickasaw plum trees are not that thick. They are shorter and narrower with thorny branches. Once the flowers are pollinated, the plums start to grow. They begin as small red plums and turn yellow as they ripen and grow larger.
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Chickasaw plum trees can be grown anywhere in the United States hardy zones 5-9. They require full sun but can grow in partly shaded areas. The soil type that the Chickasaw plum trees need is “acid pH.” This tree is “fairly drought tolerant,” but it still should be placed on a consistent watering schedule throughout the year. Also, the Chickasaw Plum tree is “resistant to most pests and diseases.”
This versatility of how The Chickasaw Plum tree can be grown makes it an excellent addition to any front yard, back yard, or business landscape. It can fit into almost any style design landscape one can come up with. The best garden style matches for the Chickasaw Plum Tree would be either an Asian or European style with how the plant grows and the colors that it produces.
The benefit of growing it as a shrub is that it allows for a beautiful, light, colorful wall that can still be seen. Sunlight will hit multiple parts of the plant all at once. This sunlight means that one does not have to worry about pruning the top of the plant, so the lower parts of the branches can grow leaves on them. It will make it slightly easier for wildlife to come and enjoy the fruit and create an enjoyable animal or bird watching moments with the family or colleagues.
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The benefit of growing it as a tree is that it allows for a breakup of greenery at eye level since it is a small tree. Creating a light shade will also enable the birds to make their nests high off the ground safely. The wind will also be able to carry the fragrance from the flowers farther then it might be able to if it is grown has as shrubs. The changing colors of the plums also add pops of color. No matter how the Chickasaw tree is grown, the plums turn out deliciously either way. The plums can be eaten raw, added to salads, or even turned into jams. There is no limit to what you can do with the plums.
The benefit of using this in landscaping is that it is different from other fruit trees. The changing of colors that are different from other fruit trees makes it eye-popping and pleasant to see, not something that people expect.
The Chickasaw Plum is shipped bare root.
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