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Prunus cerasifera Thundercloud

Thundercloud Cherry Plum

An ornamental landscape tree with showy, purple foliage and fragrant, light pink blooms appearing before the leaves. The small, edible fruit add fall interest.

  • »  Purple-leaved cultivar that retains its colour all season
  • »  Dense, upright-spreading habit
  • »  Fragrant light-pink flowers
  • »  Flowers are followed by small edible purple plums
  • »  Bloom Time: Early spring

15gal
$270.00
  • Category:Trees
  • Hardiness Zone:5
  • Height:5-6 m
  • Spread:5-6 m
  • Bloom Color: Pink
Exposure
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Moist to Average
Well-drained
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Birds
Attributes
Edible
Drought Tolerant
Fall Color
Fragrant
Heat Tolerant
Flowering Time
Early Spring
Foliage Color
Purple
Landscape uses
Specimen
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Prunus cerasifera 'Thundercloud'

Grows best in an average to moist, well-drained soil, in full sun to partial shade. Leaves turn almost green in shadier locations. Use as a specimen in larger landscapes. Tolerant of heat and drought.