Prunus cerasifera 'Nigra'
PURPLE LEAF PLUM
Rosaceae

 
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Plant type: deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 4-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
8m
Plant habit
 
4m

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Flowers: mildly fragrant flowers in pink

Flowering Time: early spring, late winter

Leaves: purple
 
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Prunus cerasifera 'Nigra'
PURPLE LEAF PLUM
Rosaceae

 

  Plant type: deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 4-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
8m
Plant habit
 
4m

FEATURES

Flowers: mildly fragrant flowers in pink

Flowering Time: early spring, late winter

Leaves: purple


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, oriental, formal & cottage designs

Uses: street tree, shade tree

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average



HAZARDS

Weed Potential: yes






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