Purple-leaf Flowering Plum
Origin: Asia - Balkans
Deciduous, tree. Fast growth rate, 20 - 30' in height, equal spread. Round
to oval shape.
Simple leaf, elliptic shape. Finely serrate margins.
2 - 4" long, 1 1/2 " wide. New leaves copper-red to dark purple.
Perfect; white or pink, 3/4" across. Early Spring.
Succulent, indehiscent, drupe.
STEM / TRUNK:
Multi-stemmed or branching near the ground.
Dark gray to dark reddish purple.
Full sun, partial shade.
Any, well drained.
Supplemental water in Summer.
PESTS / DISEASES:
Aphids, shot hole borer, peach tree borer.
Seed - cutting.
Accent, background, foliage, right of way, screen, seasonal color, and
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