cherry plum

Prunus Cerasifera ‘Thundercloud’

Cherry plum tree
This popular landscape tree has a medium sized, upright growing habit. It has striking dark purple leaves. The white pale-pink fragrant flowers make a spectacular display in spring. Birds and wildlife love the small edible fruits. These trees are easy to grow in moist, well drained soils.

Height: 15′ – 20′

Width: 15′ – 20′

Exposure: Full sun.

Fruit / Flower: Plum/prune.

Fall Color: Crimson-red.

Water: Keep moist to establish (2 years). Plant in moderately fertile well-drained soil.

Fertilizer: Not a heavy feeder. Use a slow release fertilizer once a year to establish if desired.

Pruning: Prune after flowering to keep the tree vigorous and in shape.

Image: David J. Stang licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0

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