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Indian Plum (Oemleria cerasiformis)

  • Indian Plum (Oemleria Cerasiformis) http://www.sagebud.com/indian-plum-oemleria-cerasiformis
    Credit: Walter Siegmund | Own work | License: CC-BY-2.5 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Indian Plum (Oemleria Cerasiformis) http://www.sagebud.com/indian-plum-oemleria-cerasiformis
    Credit: Walter Siegmund | Own work | License: CC-BY-2.5 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Indian Plum (Oemleria Cerasiformis) http://www.sagebud.com/indian-plum-oemleria-cerasiformis
    Credit: Walter Siegmund | Own work | License: CC-BY-2.5 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Indian Plum (Oemleria Cerasiformis) http://www.sagebud.com/indian-plum-oemleria-cerasiformis
    Credit: Walter Siegmund | Own work | License: CC-BY-2.5 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Indian Plum (Oemleria Cerasiformis) http://www.sagebud.com/indian-plum-oemleria-cerasiformis
    Credit: Walter Siegmund | Own work | License: CC-BY-2.5 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Indian Plum (Oemleria Cerasiformis) http://www.sagebud.com/indian-plum-oemleria-cerasiformis
    Credit: Walter Siegmund (talk) | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
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Oemleria Cerasiformis, or more commonly know as Indian Plum, is a tree shrub with green foliage and white flowers of the genus Oemleria. It has a rapid growth rate and a height of 5 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Oemleria Cerasiformis or Indian Plum's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of California, Oregon and Washington.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Oemleria
  • Family: Rosaceae
  • Order: Rosales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Tree Shrub
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 9(FACU)
  • Allelopath: No
  • Coppice Potential: No
  • Fall Conspicuous: Yes
  • Fire Resistance: No
  • Flower Color: White
  • Flower Conspicuous: Yes
  • Foliage Color: Green
  • Foliage Porosity Summer: Dense
  • Foliage Porosity Winter: Porous
  • Foliage Texture: Medium
  • Fruit/Seed Color: Purple
  • Fruit/Seed Conspicuous: Yes
  • Growth Form: Multiple Stem
  • Growth Rate: Rapid
  • Height at 20 Years Maximum (feet): 20
  • Height Mature (feet): 5
  • Leaf Retention: No
  • Lifespan: Short
  • Low Growing Grass: No
  • Resprout Ability: No
  • Shape and Orientation: Erect
  • Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils: No
  • Adapted to Fine Textured Soils: No
  • Adapted to Medium Textured Soils: No
  • Anaerobic Tolerance: Medium
  • Cold Stratification Required: Yes
  • Drought Tolerance: Low
  • Frost Free Days Minimum: 207
  • pH (Minimum): 5.8
  • pH (Maximum): 6.1
  • Planting Density per Acre Minimum: 1280
  • Planting Density per Acre Maximum: 2560
  • Precipitation (Minimum): 16
  • Precipitation (Maximum): 33
  • Salinity Tolerance: Low
  • Shade Tolerance: Intermediate
  • Temperature Minimum (°F): 28
  • Bloom Period: Spring
  • Fruit/Seed Persistence: No
  • Propagated by Bare Root: Yes
  • Propagated by Bulbs: No
  • Propagated by Container: Yes
  • Propagated by Corms: No
  • Propagated by Cuttings: Yes
  • Propagated by Seed: Yes
  • Propagated by Sod: No
  • Propagated by Sprigs: No
  • Propagated by Tubers: No
  • Seed per Pound: 3215
  • Seed Spread Rate: Rapid
  • Small Grain: No


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