Height: 25'; Spread: 20'
Moderate to fast
Deciduous; low, spreading canopy.
Oval leaves that are purple to red when young and mature to green to bronze in summer.
Pink or rose, fragrant, double flowers.
Few dark drupes.
In general, 15-20 gallons per week for the first 2 years; 15-20 gallons twice a month for the 3rd year; as needed after 3 years (varies by soil, sun, and wind conditions).
- Tree Care:
Moderate. Early pruning needed to train a good shape; pruning needed less frequently with age.
Loam or sandy soil.
- Special Considerations:
Susceptible to aphids and spider mites. Cannot tolerate boggy, water-logged conditions.
- Notable Traits:
Hybrid of Prunus cerasifera 'Atropurpurea' and Prunus mume.