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    The wild plum tree, or prunus americana, is a fruit-producing shrub that can be grown as a tree. The wild plum grows in a variety of soil types and is tolerant of the majority of climates.

    How to Grow Native Plum Trees thumbnail. Another great one to plant for increased self-sufficiency...they are pretty but the plums make wonderful jam and jelly as well!

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    • Jacqueline Mitchell

      How to Grow Native Plum Trees thumbnail. Another great one to plant for increased self-sufficiency...they are pretty but the plums make wonderful jam and jelly as well!

    • Karen Hine

      American plum (Prunus americana) - a favorite of songbirds. The uses of the wild plum include privacy screening, food for wildlife, landscaping and erosion control. The wild plum is important in erosion control as the roots of the tree compact and hold the surrounding soil in place.

    • Daricia McKnight

      American plum (Prunus americana) - a favorite of songbirds.

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