Cherry Plum (Prunus cerasifera 'Krauter Vesuvius') in the Plums Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Water Preferences: Mesic
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Uses: Flowering Tree
Edible Parts: Fruit
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Bees
Various insects

Closeup of the leaves, mid summer.  They never turn fully green b

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Location: Denver Metro CODate: 2013-08-22Closeup of the leaves, mid summer.  They never turn fully green b
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Posted by Skiekitty (Denver Metro - Zone 5a) on Apr 14, 2014 12:03 PM

Tolerates zone 5 winters with no protection. Blooms mid spring, so there's always a chance of blooms even with a late freeze. Fruitless.

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