Krauter Vesuvius Purple-Leaf Plum
Prunus cerasifera 'Krauter Vesuvius'
Burgundy or purple-green foliage, serrated oval leaves. Light pink fragrant flowers. Blooms Early Spring.
Note: Prune young to achieve the desired shape, less pruning with age similar appearance to Thundercloud, but smaller and more upright.
Leaves are darker red and less bronzy than Thundercloud. Suited for drier hotter sites.
* Deer May Browse *
Photo courtesy of Riverbed Nursery in Franklin, TN
|Height||20' - 30'|
|Primary Foliage Color||Burgundy/Purple-Green|
|Seasonal Foliage Color||Sheds its leaves in the Autumn|
|Sun Preferences||Full Sun|
|Water Preferences||Average - Prepare planting area for adequate drainage. Poor drainage results in root rot.|
|Cold Hardiness Zone||5 - 9|