Xavier Cortada, Pigeon Plum, 2010.
Description: A wonderful small to medium-sized tree, typically sporting a multiple trunk. Produces small, whitish-green flowers in early summer, followed by purple, pear-shaped fruit.
Height: Typically 30-40 feet.
Light: Full sun; can tolerate partial shade.
Drought Tolerance: Moderate.
Wildlife and Ecology: Provides a significant food and cover for wildlife. Nectar plant for several types of butterflies. Birds and other animals eat the fruits.