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Prunus dulcis Purpurea

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Prunus dulcis Purpurea Purple Flowering Almond,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Trees Upright, V-Shaped

Description:
Small sized, ornamental Almond tree that has attractive reddish-purple foliage and masses of double crimson flowers during Spring. Great to use a s feature tree in formal and cottage themed gardens. Grows approx. 4m tall.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Mass Planting

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Mealy Bugs, Powdery Mildew

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae Europe

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Burgundy, Purple
Flower Colour: Pink, Red
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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