Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Fast.Mature Height - 15-30'Mature Width - 15-25'Longevity - Short-lived (approximately 20 years).
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Perfect, solitary, light pink, 0.75" across, very fragrant, open early to mid-April, usually borne solitary.Fruit - Purplish, slightly bloomy, edible drupe, approximately 1" across, June-August.Leaf - Fall Color - Bark - Other Features - Upright, dense branching form. The new unfolding leaves are ruby red, later claret and finally dark reddish purple.Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Transplant bare root, balled/burlapped or container-grown in spring. Most soils are acceptable but should be well-drained. pH adaptable, full sun. Prune after flowering, keep trees vigorous to ward off insects and diseases. Not pollution tolerant.Native Habitat - Introduced into France around 1880 from Persia (now Iran).Diseases and Insects - Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Plum.- Other plants of the family Rosaceae.- Other plants of the genus Prunus.- Other plants of the species Prunus cerasifera.