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Tree Prunus x blireana Purple-leafed Plum




Description A good, vase-shaped tree for spring blossom. This deciduous tree is relatively small growing to around 5m tall. It has slender, arching branches, double mauve-pink flowers, and reddish purple leaves which turn purplish green in summer. An early flowering variety, it heralds the warmer days as they arrive with a beautiful display of slightly fragrant blossoms from mid-August to mid-September. Being a hybrid variety it is sterile and does not produce fruit.    
Mature Size 5 x 3m    
Uses A nice feature tree for spring blossom with double pink flowers. Great along driveways and avenues.    
Position & Soil Performs best in a fertile soil, with good drainage in a sunny position. After flowering, thin out the centre and make room for new growth by removing old, non-productive wood.    
Pot sizes
in production
• 40cm/27L (1.4-1.6m)
Substitutes Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy'
Lagerstroemia indica x fauriei 'Sioux'
Prunus virginiana 'Purple Jewel'
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