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Prunus cerasifera 'Nigra'

A neat round-headed tree with purple leaves and stems throughout the growing season.

Myriads of small pale pink flowers appear in late February and early March to herald the arrival of spring. Prunus ‘Vesuvius’ is similar. (1916)

General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning
Text Purple Foliage
Text Traditional

Ornamental attributes

Medium tree size after 10 years Medium tree size after 10 years
Fast growth rate Fast growth rate
Flowering month - March Flowering month - March
Chalk tolerant Chalk tolerant
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Replacement prune Replacement prune