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Tree Prunus virginiana 'Purple Jewel'

 

 

 

 
Description This is a hardy non-fruiting new selection with much larger leaves than others of the same cultivar. New green growth turns a deep wine red, with gorgeous, soft, blue-mauve undersides. Foliage colours will be more dynamic when grown in open, sunny positions. Holds its leaves until late Autumn.    
Foliage    
Form
Branches Ascending
   
Mature Size 5 x 4m    
Uses This variety is great planted as a feature tree for foliage contrast.    
Position & Soil This is an erect variety and needs to be tipped to encourage branching when young. Prefers full sun.    
Features    
Pot sizes
in production
   
Substitutes Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy'
Cercis chinensis
Cercis siliquastrum
Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei 'Sioux'
Prunus x blireana
   
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