• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 20 to 30 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Early Summer Fruit
    Blooms:
    Spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:PROO-nus ar-men-ee-AH-kuh
    Plant type:Tree
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Growth habit:Round
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 20 to 30 ft. tall and wide.
    Special features:Edible
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Spring
    Flower color:White
    Companion PlantsHoneysuckle (Lonicera); Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Coneflower (Echinacea); Lilac (Syringa); Lavender (Lavandula); Rosemary (Rosmarinus)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in arid western regions, with slightly acidic, well-drained soil and consistent moisture. Follow a regular schedule of deep waterings during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Prune to shape and remove dead or damaged branches, and fertilize in late winter before blooms emerge. Thin young fruit to increase mature fruit size.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.