Prunus cerasifera 'Atropurpurea' 
Purple Leaf Plum

Prunus cerasifera - Flowers Prunus cerasifera - Bloom Prunus cerasifera - Leaves Prunus cerasifera 'Atropurpurea' Back of Leaf 9 27-99
Family: Rosaceae, Rose
Plant Type:
x ] Tree [   ] Shrub [    ] Vine
Average Maximum Height:
        Large : [  ] Tree over 75 ft.
                   [   ] Shrub over 10 ft.
        Medium :
[ x ] Tree  25 - 75 ft.
                      [  ] Shrub  4 - 10 ft.
        Small :
[ x ] Tree under 25 ft.
                   [  ] Shrub under 4 ft.
Spread:
        [  ] Wide : Wider than it is tall

        [ x ] Medium : From 1/2 height to equal the height
        [  ] Narrow : Less than 1/2 the height
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Foliage:   [ x ] Deciduous    [  ] Semi-deciduous   [  ] Evergreen

Exposure: [ x ] Full Sun    [  ] Partial Shade   [  ] Full Shade

Ornamental Flowers: [ x ] Yes  [  ] No

Flower Color: (If yes on #8 above)  
     
   [ x ] Red, Rose, Pink  [  ] Yellow, Orange    [ x  ] White, Cream
        [  ] Blue, Lavender, Violet    [  ] Other                                                

Primary Time of Bloom (If yes on #8 above)
     
   [  ] Winter                 [ x ] Spring               
        [  ] Summer                [  ] Fall              

Ornamental Fruit:  [  ] Yes  [ x ]  No

Cold Hardy:  [  ] 30 deg.F       [  ] 20 deg.F 25 deg. F   [   ] 10 deg. F        
                   [  ] 0 deg. F        
[ x ] Below 0 deg. F   -10 deg. F  

Drought Tolerance:
        [  ] Very  - Class 1                    [  ] Somewhat  - Class 2                  
  
     [ x ] Average  - Class 3                    [  ]  Poor  Tolerance - Class 4                  

Comments: [  ] Fall foliage Color  [  ] Coastal Tolerance   [ x ] Edible Fruit 
        [   ] Poisonous   [  ] Other                                                

Additional Notes: