Botanical Name: Prunus cerasifera ‘Thundercloud’
Common Name: Plum ‘Thundercloud’ Purple Leaf
Zone: 5-8
Height Average: 15-20′
Spread Average: 15′
Habit: Upright and broad
Culture: Sun to part sun
Foliage: New growth is burgundy red turning to dark oxblood purple throughout the growing season
Flower: Single light pink in April
Comments: This flowering plum is an eye catcher in any landscape; dark oxblood colored foliage stands out against a backdrop of summer green foliage of nearby trees; drought tolerant and easy to grow