• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly, deeply; more frequently in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Reaches 12 to 15 ft. tall, 10 to 15 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Edible Fruit
    Blooms:
    Late Winter to Early Spring
    Landscape Uses:
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:PROO-nus sah-lih-SEE-nuh
    Plant type:Tree
    Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
    Sunset climate zones:1 - 12, 14 - 24
    Growth habit:Rounded
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Reaches 12 to 15 ft. tall, 10 to 15 ft. wide.
    Special features:Bird Friendly, Edible, Fast Growing
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Late Winter to Early Spring
    Flower color:White
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Garden styleAsian/Zen, Cottage
    Companion PlantsLilac (Syringa); Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus); Coneflower (Echinacea); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Lavender (Lavandula)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Easily grown in average, well-drained soils; highly adaptable. Follow a regular schedule of deep waterings during first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Once established, water deeply, less frequently. Feed with an organic fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Thin fruit for best size and quality. Prune annually to maintain shape.Pruning time: winter; may be pruned to shape after harvest, to maintain smaller stature.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly, deeply; more frequently in extreme heat.