List of Trees 31-60 Purple Plum (Cherry Plum)

Prunus cerasifera ‘thundercloud’ Ehrh.

Family: Rosaceae

The ornamental Purple Leaf Plum has new foliage which unfolds as ruby red, then turns reddish purple for the rest of the growing season. This ornamental has a fast growth rate and upright spreading nature producing a dense silhouette. The small white to light pink and fragrant flowers, which usually appear before the leaves unfold, are followed by a heavy crop of purple fruit.