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Wet Soil: Low

Dry Soil: Medium

Lime: Medium

Prunus cerasifera ‘Pissardii’, commonly known as Purple-Leaved Cherry Plum, is a small deciduous tree that originates from the Balkans and Asia Minor. This cultivar is a popular choice for large gardens and landscapes due to its striking appearance.

The ‘Pissardii’ boasts a rounded crown, creating a elegant silhouette. It’s standout feature is its foliage, which emerges in a rich burgundy to dark purple. Leaves are typically ovate and turn a dark green-purple. In early spring, the Purple-Leaved Cherry graces the landscape with its abundance of white flowers that create a stunning contrast against the dark foliage.

This tree is well suited for various projects, including large formal gardens, mixed boarders and urban landscapes. Its ability to thrive in most site conditions make it a popular choice among landscapers looking to add colour and visual interest to their spaces.

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6m high x 5m wide after 25 years


It will thrive in most site conditions, making it a go-to tree for urban locations.


Starts off wide oval and becomes more rounded as it matures.


Young foliage is a rich burgundy to dark purple colour. It becomes a lighter dark green to purple colour when mature.


Flowers in great profusion. Pink buds eventually become white flowers.


Likes most soil types as long as it is well-drained and not waterlogged. Prefers to be planted in full sun.

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