|Botanical Name||Prunus cerasifera 'Newport'|
|Mature Height||20 Feet|
|Mature Width||10 Feet|
|Light Requirement||Full Sun to Partial Shade|
|Hardiness Zone||Zones 4-8|
ℹ If you're looking for a small ornamental tree that adds some contrast colour to your landscape the Newport Plum Tree will do just that and more! This hardy ornamental plum starts it's striking presence in early spring, with dark pink buds that open to very fragrant single, light pink-white blooms. Covering each branch and creating a magnificent floral display, bringing in flocks of butterflies and bees to your yard. The leaves emerge a light bronze-purple, mature to a deep purple in summer then turning beautiful red shades in the fall. Ornamental purple fruit attracts birds. Upright, rounded form adds a perfect amount of shade to you landscape, weather you prune to keep smaller or let it grow to maturity. Can tolerate slightly alkaline soil but prefer acidic soil. Plant in acidic soil with full sun to achieve its best color.