Exposure: Full sun Soil: Dry/well-drained Mature Height: 15-25 feet Mature Width: 15-20 feet
Notable Features: Beautiful flowers and fruit when mature; maroon-red fall color; great smaller understory tree that spreads by suckers; has large thorns.
Attracts: The nectar and pollen of the flowers attract bees, various flies, and other insects. Bee visitors include honeybees, bumblebees, Little Carpenter bees (Ceratina spp.), Cuckoo bees (Nomada spp.), Halictid bees, and Andrenid bees. A variety of insects feed on the wood, bark, sap, leaves, buds, flowers, and fruits of Wild Plum.