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Indian Plum · Oemleria cerasiformis

Description: deciduous, understory shrub (15-20 ft.) with light-green foliage and clusters of white flowers in early spring. The first shrub to bloom heralds the coming of spring! Male & female flowers dwell on separate plants (dioecious), so both are necessary to produce fruit on the female. Birds love the fruit. Part shade, regular water (can tolerate drier sites), well-drained soil.