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Nigra Flowering Plum (Prunus cerasifera)

Deciduous round headed tree with purple foliage and pink blossom

Maximum Height

5 metres

Maximum Spread

3 metres


Rounded canopy with deep purple leaves that have a red tone when young. Mass of single flowers from early to mid-Spring.


Will grow well in most free draining soils in sun or light shade. Thrives in fertile organic rich soils.


Enrich soil with plenty of organic material including well-rotted compost. Use a good thick mulch to retain soil moisture and suppress weeds. Protect from blustery winds.

Ideas for Use

Good central tree in a mixed shrub bed.