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Pink Lady Slippers May 2, 2021

 

 

Door Step Gardens April 2021

 

Bridal Wreath April 2021

 

Gardens and Prickly Pear Cactus April 2021

Quince

 

Chickasaw Plums

 

 

Green Chickasaw Plums starting to turn red. Chickasaw plum grows 12 to 20 feet tall and 15 to 20 feet wide in an irregular shape. It is "twiggy" in nature, and has a scaly, almost black bark. Its branches are reddish with a thorn-like, small side branches. In February, March, April and May, small white flowers blossom, 8–9 mm wide, along with red plums, up to 25 mm long. The flowers have five white petals with reddish or orange anthers. The plums are cherry-like and tend to be quite tart until they fully ripen. They ripen in late summer. It requires low to medium amounts of water to grow, and dry, sandy or loose soil. It grows best in areas with regular sunlight or areas of partial shade. It was originally cultivated by Native Americans before the arrival of European

 

AA Parks and Recs

Date: 
Sunday, April 7, 2019