Custom Search
Prunus mexicana S. Watson, Mexican Plum
TreesForMe
Want to add your tree to our picture gallery? Click here for details!
Tree lists:
A-Z by scientific
  name     
A-Z by common
  name 
By Family
 
For state A-Z list click   state name below.
        -Color denotes a tree that is rare or endangered
Image Gallery
Prunus mexicana, Mexican Plum, immature fruit
Prunus mexicana, Mexican Plum, almost ripe fruit
Prunus mexicana, Mexican Plum, matured fallen fruit
Mexican Plum, Prunus mexicana, is native
throughout the eastern half of United States;
although absent from New England and Florida.
Ft. Worth Botanical Gardens,
Tarrant Co., Texas
2012 TreesForMe Original Image.  
See usage requirements.
Prunus mexicana, Mexican Plum, new leaf stem growth
Prunus mexicana, Mexican Plum, immature fruit
Prunus mexicana, Mexican Plum, foliage
Prunus mexicana, Mexican Plum, leaves
Prunus mexicana, Mexican Plum, leaves and bark
Prunus mexicana, Mexican Plum, peeling bark texture
Prunus mexicana, Mexican Plum, young tree
Home>Families>Rose, Rosaceae>Plum, Prunus>Mexican Plum,
Prunus mexicana>Mexican Plum Image Gallery

The fruit of Mexican plum trees is round and
changes from green to orange when maturing.
Ft. Worth Botanical Gardens,
Tarrant Co., Texas
2012 TreesForMe Original Image.  
See usage requirements.
Before falling off the tree, Prunus
mexicana fruit turns red and softens.
Ft. Worth Botanical Gardens,
Tarrant Co., Texas
2012 TreesForMe Original Image.  
See usage requirements.
Mexican plums may grow singly or in pairs on
2 inch stems throughout the branch tips.
Ft. Worth Botanical Gardens,
Tarrant Co., Texas
2012 TreesForMe Original Image.  
See usage requirements.
New growth leaf stems are reddish and
have tiny hairs, giving them a soft, fuzzy
appearance..
Ft. Worth Botanical Gardens,
Tarrant Co., Texas
2012 TreesForMe Original Image.  
See usage requirements.
The leaves of Prunus mexicana have wavy
doubly serrated margins (edges) and are
yellowish green.
Ft. Worth Botanical Gardens,
Tarrant Co., Texas
2012 TreesForMe Original Image.  
See usage requirements.
Mexican plum foliage and branch bark.
B.R.I.T. Gardens
Tarrant Co., Texas
2012 TreesForMe Original Image.  
See usage requirements.
The bark of Mexican plum trees is ashy brown on the trunk and larger branches with horizontal
lenticals (the stripes) and can be smooth in texture (left) to flaking and peeling (right).
B.R.I.T. Gardens
Tarrant Co., Texas
2012 TreesForMe Original Image.  
See usage requirements.
A young Prunus mexicana..
B.R.I.T. Gardens
Tarrant Co., Texas
2012 TreesForMe Original Image.  
See usage requirements.
treesforme.com Webutation
Contact Us     Usage Requirements, Disclaimer, and Privacy Policy    Advertising     FAQ     Sitemap