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Prunus cerasifera 'Thundercloud'

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Prunus cerasifera 'Thundercloud' - Thundercloud Cherry Plum - Photo courtesy of Bailey Nurseries

Prunus cerasifera 'Thundercloud' - Thundercloud Cherry Plum - Photo courtesy of Bailey Nurseries

More About Prunus cerasifera 'Thundercloud'

  • 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

Zone:

5

Height:

5-6 m

Spread:

5-6 m

Colour:

Pink
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Thundercloud Cherry Plum Growing and Maintenance Tips

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. 


Prunus cerasifera 'Thundercloud' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Birds
Attracts Birds
Edible
Edible
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Fragrant
Fragrant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Attributes

Fall Color

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Foliage Color

Purple

Landscape uses

Specimen

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