American plum (Prunus americana)
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Latin (scientific) name: Prunus americana
Common English name: American plum
Other names: Wild plum
French name: Prunier d’Amérique
Commonly planted in Canada as an ornamental.
Exists in southern Manitoba, southern Ontario and southeastern Saskatchewan.
3a, 3b, 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
A hardiness zone is a geographically defined area where a given plant is capable of growing. Hardiness zones are based largely on climate, particularly minimum temperatures. Zone 0 covers the harshest areas in Canada for plant species. Higher numbers represent more temperate areas.
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