USDA and NRCS Identifier NRCS Logo
USDA.gov Web Site PLANTS photo banner
PLANTS Home about PLANTS PLANTS Team Partners of PLANTS What's New at PLANTS National Plant Data Center Web Site Help using PLANTS Contact PLANTS
 
 Search the PLANTS Web site
 Name Search

PLANTS Topics
 
 Characteristics
 
PLANTS Image Gallery
 
 
Download PLANTS data
 
 
Related tools
 
 
 
You are here: Home / Characteristics / Conservation Plant Characteristics for Prunus nigra Printer-Friendly Printer-Friendly / Download
Characteristics

About PLANTS Characteristics
Conservation Plant Characteristics Data Definitions
PLANTS Characteristics species list

Conservation Plant Characteristics

Prunus nigra Aiton
Canadian plum
PRNI

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Spring
After Harvest Regrowth Rate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Red
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Coarse
Fruit/Seed Color Orange
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Thicket Forming
Growth Rate
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet) 30
Height, Mature (feet) 9.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Moderate
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils Yes
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils Yes
Anaerobic Tolerance Low
CaCO3 Tolerance Low
Cold Stratification Required No
Drought Tolerance None
Fertility Requirement
Fire Tolerance None
Frost Free Days, Minimum 128
Hedge Tolerance
Moisture Use
pH, Minimum 6.5
pH, Maximum 8.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 640
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 1280
Precipitation, Minimum 15
Precipitation, Maximum 43
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 36
Salinity Tolerance None
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) 24
Reproduction
Bloom Period Mid Spring
Commercial Availability
Fruit/Seed Abundance
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed No
Propagated by Sod No
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 4875
Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Seedling Vigor
Small Grain No
Vegetative Spread Rate
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product Yes
Palatable Browse Animal Low
Palatable Graze Animal Low
Palatable Human Yes
Post Product No
Protein Potential
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 12/22/2014 12:32 PM CST