College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences
Dakota: "Hma (*humma)"
* In the 1980's Native Americans on the Lake Traverse Reservation began to document "Hma" in this format.
Seed Collection: Collect seed in April-May
Germination: Stratify for 7 to 17 months or fall sow
Soils: Prefers rich well drained soils
Light: Full sun
Water: Prefers moist conditions but can tolerate dry soil
Notes: This tree species will usually start to produce fruit after it is twelve years old.