‘Thundercloud’ Purple Leaf Plum
Prunus cerasifera 'Thundercloud'
Mature Height: 15 to 25 ft.
Mature Spread: 15 to 20 ft.
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The ‘Thundercloud’ plum - Prunus cerasifera 'Thundercloud' - is a cultivar of the ornamental flowering plum. It has beautiful spring time blooms of pale pink that seem to open all at once among the branches. At the same time the dark purple leaves begin to appear adding depth and texture to the scene. This beautiful tree is mostly seen as a specimen tree in lawns and among gardens. It has a small stature and spread that does not overwhelm a yard, walkway, or patio, and it will not take over a garden only add to it with its delicate beauty. In the summer it produces small edible fruit that attracts wildlife and in the fall the foliage will continue to attract attention by turning to a yellow and red color among dark purple.
|Bloom Color:||Light pink & white|
|Fall Color:||Yellow, orange, & red|
|Foliage Color:||Emerges red/purple transitioning to dark purple in the summer.|
|Genus & Species:||Prunus cerasifera 'Thundercloud'|
|Mature Height:||15 to 25 ft.|
|Mature Spread:||15 to 20 ft.|
|Soil Type:||Adaptable, but prefers moist, but well draining soil that is slightly acidic|
|Sun Exposure:||Full sun|
|Zone:||4 to 8|
General care for any tree or shrub is easy, but like any living thing will require your attention. Please educate yourself and follow these simple rules.
My young tree came in very good condition and was planted immediately according to all instructions. It's leaves were beautiful upon arrival but have since withered and dried up. I am new to the area and am told by several people that trees typically do not do well here when first planted and I will not know it's success until the following year. So we will see.
Excellent trees for a fair price - trees are packaged for delivery with incredible care. Highly recommend New Blooms....
I really can't say to much because it is just a very little tree. It seems to be very healthy and was packaged very well. Although they forgot to put my Fertilizer in the box, but I was given a refund on that. I am hoping it will grow up to be a specamin tree in my yard. Thank you Terry Cronin
Great trees, very easy,already leafy, very pleased!
It is perfect very healthy tree