Cherry Plum (Prunus cerasifera 'Thundercloud') in the Plums Database

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 20 ft
Plant Spread: 20 ft
Leaves: Good fall color
Unusual foliage color
Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Purple
White
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Uses: Provides winter interest
Flowering Tree
Edible Parts: Fruit
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Pollinators: Bees
Various insects
Containers: Not suitable for containers

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Location: My front yard, North Central IdahoDate: 4-3-2016
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Location: My front yard, North Central IdahoDate: 4-3-2016
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Location: My front yard, North Central IdahoDate: 4-3-2016
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Location: Northwest NJDate: 2016-05-24
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Location: Denver Metro, CODate: 2012-04-04Closeup of the blooms
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Location: Rhode IslandDate: 2013-06-11
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Location: Denver Metro CODate: 2014-10-27Early morning autumn light
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Location: My front yard, North Central IdahoDate: 4-3-2016
By Natalie
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