Canada plum - Prunus nigra - The best plum pollinator
The Canadian plum (Prunus nigra) is native, but it is also the best plum tree to use as a pollinator for hybrid plum trees.
This wild plum tree is native to Canada and will pollinate American and Asian plum trees. The small fruit are delicious if left to ripen fully on the tree. Ideal for jams and jellies too. They are impressive to look at when in bloom.
|Height at maturity||15 feet|
|Sun / shade|
|Average fruit weight|
|Years to bear fruit|
|Average diameter of fruit|
|Also known as|