Townlake
Botanical Name
Prunus mexicana
Plant Type
Trees (Small)/Large Shrubs
Native To
Both Blackland Prairie & Edwards Plateau
Plant Height Min
15ft
Plant Height Max
20ft+
Plant Spread Min
15ft
Plant Spread Max
20ft
Light
Sun/Part Shade
Evergreen/Deciduous
Deciduous
Seasonal Interest From
Spring
Seasonal Interest To
Spring
Plant Color
White
Seasonal Feature
Flower
Water Needs
Low
Attracts Wildlife
Yes
Comments

Great understory tree; earliest spring bloomer; provide good drainage and fair amount of soil; fragrant flowers are nectar source; larval host; edible fruit in July-Sept; prune to shape or raise canopy if needed