Chickasaw Plum One of the few fruits native to North America, originally grew in central Texas and Oklahoma, but Native cultivators spread it eastward to the Atlantic Red, Prolific -Open Field-Forest Edge This species plum makes a delicious tart bright red jelly. Tastes a lot like a sour cherry when left to fully ripen on the tree. Our planting produces loads of 1” plums. Fruit is free of worms without spray. Very high yielding plantFor better fruit set plant 2 or more.
Prunus maritimus. Beach plum. Makes an attractive hedge. Zones: 3 to 8 Habit: Shrub Taste: Sweet Fruit: Appears in summer and fall; at least two plants required for best yield. Requires cross-pollination to produce fruit, you will need to plant at least two of the same species. It may be best to plant even more because using Nanking cherry and beach plum as hedges creates a powerful spring show and makes for an easy summer harvest.