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

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Cherry Plum
Give a thumbs up Purple Leaf Plum
Give a thumbs up Purple Cherry Plum
Give a thumbs up Plum

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Water Preferences: Mesic
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
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

Photo gallery:
Location: Denver Metro CODate: 2013-08-22Closeup of the leaves, mid summer.  They never turn fully green b
By Skiekitty
Give a thumbs up

Comments:
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.

[ Reply to this comment | Give a thumbs up ]

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Pictures of Your Favorite Combo Plants for Daylilies? by Legalily Feb 10, 2017 4:27 AM 40

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Plums Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Plums (Prunus umbellata)

« The Plums Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by dirtdorphins and is called "Calypso"

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