The Flowering Plum Shrub?

Answer The flowering natal plum shrub (Carissa macrocarpa, C. grandiflora), native to South Africa's coastal forests and sand dunes, has made its way to U.S. gardens in USDA plant hardiness zones 9 throug... Read More »

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Escallonia Flowering Shrub?

Native to South America, the Escallonia family (Escalloniaceae) contains more than 40 shrubs and trees. Named after the Spaniard Senor Escallon, who traveled through South America, Escallonia thriv... Read More »

How to Plant a Flowering Plum Tree?

Flowering plum trees are ornamental deciduous trees that bloom in early spring with pastel pink or white cup-shaped blossoms. They are one of the first flowering trees to boast their showy blossom... Read More »

How do I prune a flowering plum tree?

PruningRemove any damaged, diseased or dead branches with pruning shears from the flowering plum tree. Trim any branches that get in the way of lawn maintenance or that are cosmetically unpleasing ... Read More »

White Flowering Plum Trees?

Adding fragrant, white flowering plum trees to the landscape can also bear fruit. Besides the ornamental flowering plums, two families of plum trees bear large fruit -- the Japanese Prunus salicina... Read More »