Myrobalan Plum Tree

Myrobalan Plum Tree

Myrobalan Plum Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Prunus cerasifera
Hardiness Zones:   5 to 8
Growth_Rate:   Moderate to rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun; moist, well drained soil
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Shrubby; twiggy; rounded with spreading branches
Height:   15 to 25'
Weight:   15 to 20'
Leaf:   1.5 to 2.5" alternate, simple reddish purple leaves; no significant fall color
Flower/Fruit:   White flowers in April; fragrant; 1" reddish fruit in summer
Comments:    Short lived
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   Atropurea (purple foliage all season)