Prunus virginiana 'Purple Jewel'

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.

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Form Branches Ascending 28
Mature Size 5 x 4m
Family Rosaceae 36
Genus Prunus 14
Species Virginiana 1
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.
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Delivery
Based in Melbourne, Australia, our trucks deliver into Melbourne and its greater metropolitan area. We utilise green life freight companies to deliver beyond that point into country Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland. We have certification ICA42 for the treatment of Myrtaceae stock delivered into South Australia. Due to quarantine restrictions we are unable to deliver into Western Australia and Tasmania. International delivery is not offered.

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