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Purple Leaf Cherry Plum

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Botanical Name:
Prunus cerasifera nigra
Common Name:
Purple Leaf Cherry Plum
Description:
Attractive, hardy deciduous tree. Vase shaped. Masses of single pale pink flowers in spring. Shiny oval leaves, purple almost black, never losing colour. Cherry plum fruit may be cooked. Globular head. Tolerates warm dry conditions. Good street tree.
Tree categories:
Heritage tree
Autumn colour
Evergreen Tree
Flowering/Ornamental
Shade tree
Narrow spaces
Hedge & Screening
Driveways & Avenues
Street tree
Drought resistant
Coastal
Courtyard & Pots
Wind Hardy
Frost hardy
Full/part sun
Full shade
Water tolerant
Summer foliage color:
Growth rate:
Moderate to fast
Size:
Small
Max. Height:
5 Metres
Max. Canopy:
4 Metres
Climate:
Warm temperate to cold
Soil:
Adaptable
Pruning:
None required