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PLUM, PURPLE-LEAVED
Prunus cerasifera Nigra, Plum Purple Blaze

Suitable for any normal soil and position and the following 
Ultimate Height25ft (7.6m)Exposed/WindyYes
Hedge Height4-6ft (1.2-1.8m)Damp ShadeNo
Av. Growth/Year*1-1.5ft (30-45cm)Dry ShadeNo
Wet SitesNo
NativeNoCoastal AreasNo
EvergreenNoChalky SoilYes
 

This plant has been awarded an RHS Award of Garden Merit.Award of Garden Merit
Av. Growth/Year* = Average growth per year in first 10-20 years, click here for more details.

PLUM, PURPLE-LEAVED (Prunus cerasifera Nigra) (Plum Purple Blaze)
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Masses of pink flowers on a Plum Purple Blaze tree at the Garden Centre.

Dark red foliage changing to deep purple on purple stems, contrasting dramatically with masses of pink flowers in March and April. It will form a dense deciduous hedge and can be very effective if mixed with Myrobalan Plum.
HEDGE Trim after flowering. For hedges 4-6ft (120-180cm). Plant 18-24ins (45-60cm) apart.
TREE 20ft x 20ft (6m x 6m) in 20 years, ultimate height 25ft (7.6m).

Click here to check availabilityCalculate how many plants required for a length of hedge

 Price per plant for 
1+5+50+250+
 Br 16-24ins
45-60cm
6.495.995.554.90
 Br 4-5ft
125-150cm
13.9512.95
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Br = Bare rooted cutting, layer etc.
 
We can only sell bare-rooted/transplanted plants when they are dormant. Depending on the weather this is normally between November and March. We only charge for goods paid by credit/debit cards when they are despatched.

HEDGE PLANTING DISTANCE CALCULATOR

Please enter length of hedge you require below. The number of plants and price for these will then be shown on the right hand side.

Length of Hedge

Planting Distance18ins/45cm
apart
24ins/60cm
apart
No Plants  
TypeSizePricePrice
Br  16-24ins
45-60cm
  
Br   4-5ft
125-150cm
   

All prices include VAT where applicable.

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