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Prunus cerasifera Nigra

Suitable for any normal soil and position and the following 
Ultimate Height30ft (9m)Exposed/WindyYes
  Damp ShadeNo
Av. Growth/Year*1ft (30cm)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)
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Very ornamental round-headed bushy tree with blackish-purple stems and young leaves red, turning to deep purple when mature. Masses of pink flowers from early to mid-spring and these are sometimes followed by plum like fruits. Sunny position. Also available as smaller plants suitable for hedging or trees in main Hedging and Tree section.
TREE 25ft x 25ft (7.6m x 7.6m) in 20 years, ultimate height 30ft (9m).

 Br 4-5ft
18.95 Bare rooted stock will be available
from Nov., see below/right.

Br = Bare rooted cutting, layer etc.

We can only sell bare-rooted plants when they are dormant. This is later this year than normal due to the mild weather.

Mix and Match Offer Buy any three ornamental trees (except Eucalyptus and save 3).

All prices include VAT where applicable.

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