Purple Leaf Plum Care – How To Grow A Purple Leaf Plum Tree

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Purple Leaf Plum Care – How To Grow A Purple Leaf Plum Tree

By Teo Spengler Purple leaf plum trees are delightful additions to your home orchard. This little tree, also known as cherry plum, offers blossoms and fruit in cool to moderate climates. What is a purple leaf plum tree? If you want more information on these trees and tips on how to grow a purple leaf plum, read on. What is a Purple Leaf Plum? Purple leaf plum trees (Prunus cerasifera) are small deciduous trees. Their habit is either erect or spreading. The slender branches fill with fragrant, showy flowers in springtime. The pale pink flowers develop into purple drupes in summer. These fruit are appreciated by wild birds and are also edible for humans. The bark is quite ornamental as well. It is dark brown and fissured. How to Grow Purple Leaf Plum Trees Purple leaf plums fit nicely into many backyards. They only grow 15-25 feet (4.6-7.6 m.) high

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