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Purple Plum (Cherry Plum)
Prunus cerasifera ‘thundercloud’ Ehrh.
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.