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Prunus andersonii

Desert peach

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Prunus andersonii (Desert peach)
A spreading, deciduous shrub, 3-6 ft. tall, with short, stiff, prickly branches. Its best attribute are the rose-colored flowers that occur in showy clusters. These are followed by a brownish fruit.

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Size Class: 6-12 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr


Native Distribution: E. slope of Sierras, e. to w. NV
Native Habitat: Dry slopes & mesas from 3500-7500 ft.

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Dry, well-drained soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available

Last Update: 2007-01-01