Prunus x 'Blireana'

Blireana Purple-leaf Plum

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Fast, Rounded, dense branching tree
Mature Height - 20'
Mature Width - 20'
Longevity - 20 years

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - 10-15 petal flowers, edges undulating, pleasantly fragrant, pink 1-1.25" diameter; flowers in March-April before the leaves are out
Fruit - Purplish red, but lost in the foliage
Leaf - Reddish-purple, fades to green
Fall Color -
Bark -
Other Features -
Possible Use - As specimen tree in small gardens; patio planting
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Prefers acidic, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Zones 5-7
Native Habitat - A hybrid between a cherry plum and Japanese apricot. Put into commerce in 1906 by Lemoine
Diseases and Insects -
Strength -
Weakness -

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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 x.