Mexican Plum (Prunus mexicana)
- Other common names include Bigtree Plum, Inch Plum
- Fragrant white blooms
- Small wildlife flock to the fruits
- Attracts birds and butterflies
The Mexican Plum puts on a spectacular show of fragrant white flowers in late winter, and is a show-stopping small to medium sized tree in the fall when the green leaves turn to a showy shade of orange! Its botanical name is Prunus Mexicana, and they also go by the name Bigtree plum. These are excellent trees for all types of residential landscapes, where it is considered both a flowering tree and an ornamental tree that is sure to add plenty of curbside appeal! This tree has a slow growth rate, so if you want instant gratification, buy as big as you can! Moon Valley Nurseries has Mexican Plum trees for sale in a variety of sizes, ready to be planted in the perfect spot in your yard!
Full sun exposure is an ideal growing condition for the Mexican Plum tree. These plum trees are very drought tolerant once established, requiring little to moderate water. Prunus mexicana is a Texas native, and in its native habitat, you can find them in dry to moist, thin woods, river bottoms, as well as prairies. Their ability to fit in along tight spaces makes them ideal for planting them anywhere a focal point is wanted. As a bonus, these trees are easy to grow in any soil!
For the best-quality Mexican Plum tree visit any of our nurseries throughout Houston. Our nursery pros will be glad to help you handpick the perfect trees, shrubs, and other plants for the perfect spot in your yard! If you need additional guidance on where to plant them, take advantage of our free home and business landscape design consultations at any of our nurseries! Let us do the hard work so that you can just relax while the Moon Valley professional planting team makes a beautiful landscape!
Fragrant blooms in Summer