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Prunus virginiana Purple Jewel

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Wantirna
A2, A9
Size: 30cm
Available: 7
$/Unit (EX GST): $65.10 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $71.61 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Prunus virginiana Purple Jewel Choke Cherry, Bitter Berry,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Trees Shrub Like, Upright, Upright Narrow

Description:
Small, deciduous, upright tree with beautiful red toned leaves with blue undersides and single white flowers in spring. Leaves are larger then the usual cultivar. Fantastic addition to any garden and a popular Australian street tree. Grows approx. 5m tall x 4m wide.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Well Drained

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

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Best grown in full sun to achieve the vibrant foliage colour. Tip buds when young to encourage branching.

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

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae NorthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green, Purple, Red
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

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