Overview:Categories: Deciduous, Fruit
A more recent addition to the CSFS nursery offerings, we do not yet have performance data for the Double El district area.
Relatively drought tolerant, it will not tolerate saturated soils, so has potential to aclimate well to our area. Fruits can be used fresh, preserved or dried.
North Dakota State University reports cold hardiness to zone 3 and its’ use locally for small farmstead windbreaks, as well as spring frost damage due to its’ early flowering.
Small tree with pinkish flower in spring, leaves turn yellow-orange in fall. Fruit good for wildlife in fall.
Features:Scientfic Name: Prunus armeniaca var. mandshurica
Growth Habit: Spreading
Growth Rate: Rapid
Max. Height (ft): 15
Max Width/Spread (ft): 18
Life Span: Moderate
Cold Hardiness: Excellent
Drought Resistance: Fair
Elevation Range: 7500
Soil Conditions: does best in loam soils
Wildlife Value: Good
Wildlife Notes: Provides nesting and food for songbirds. Rabbits and other rodents may cause serious damage during winter.
Seasonal Color: Yellow to Orange fall color
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Possible Disease Issues:
It will re-open for ordering in Late Fall of 2021
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