Purple Leaf Plum leaf color - Knowledgebase Question

Wenatchee, WA
Avatar for dcrich
Question by dcrich
April 15, 2006
I recently purchased a Monrovia Krauter's Vesuvius Purple Plum tree. The tag states that the foliage is

Answer from NGA
April 15, 2006
What you're seeing is tender new growth which is lighter than normal. As the foliage ages it will deepen in color. It's very similar to seeing light green new growth on any green shrub or tree; as the leaves mature they will develop a darker color. Just be a little patient with your new purple leaf plum tree and you'll be rewarded with the dark purple-black color you desire.

You must be signed in before you can post questions or answers. Click here to join!

« Return to the Garden Knowledgebase Homepage

Member Login:

( No account? Join now! )

Today's site banner is by Zoia and is called "Pansy Bucket"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.