Cherry Plum

Prunus cerasifera

This introduced fast growing tree, also called Myrobalan Plum, can reach up to 30 feet in height and 25 feet in its spread. It has alternate, simple leaves and produces white very aromatic flowers before leaves appear in spring. Its many cultivars have been developed to produce purple leaves. It is native to Western Asia and Caucasia.
Growth Habit:
Deciduous tree
Bloom Time:
Early spring
Presence in US:
CA GA NH ID MA MI MT NJ NY OH OR PA TN UT WA
Presence in Canada:
ON