Terrific tree with bronze-purple leaves when young, then dark purple mature foliage. Pale pink to white blooms. Bears dull purple fruit. Useful in all areas of landscape: lawn, patio, terrace. Deciduous.
Common Name: Newport Purple Leaf Plum
Botanical Name: Prunus cerasifera 'Newport'
Watering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Botanical Pronunciation:PROO-nus ser-as-IF-er-a
Average landscape size:Moderate grower to 20 ft. tall, 15 ft. wide.
Special features:Attracts Butterflies, Bird Friendly, Dramatic Foliage Color, Year-round Interest
Flower attributesShowy Flowers