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Prunus cerasifera 'Newport'

More About Prunus cerasifera 'Newport'

  • Upright, rounded, spreading crown
  • Flowers are white to pale pink
  • Flowers give way to medium-sized dark purple edible plums
  • Leaves emerge light bronze-purple, maturing to dark purple
  • Foliage becomes red in the fall
  • Bloom Time: April

Zone:

4

Height:

5-6 m

Spread:

4-5 m

Colour:

Pink (pale)
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Newport Cherry Plum Growing and Maintenance Tips

Great ornamental value with its early, spring flowers, purple, summer foliage and red, fall colour. This cultivar is a specimen for any average-sized landscape. 


Prunus cerasifera 'Newport' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Edible
Edible

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Upright
Oval

Foliage Color

Purple
Red

Landscape uses

Specimen

 Suitable Substitutions for Prunus cerasifera 'Newport'

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Prunus x cistena

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Prunus virginiana 'Canada Red'

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