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Newport Plum

Botanical Name
Prunus cerasifera 'Newport'
Hardiness
Zones (4)5 to 8
Height
15 to 25 feet
Width
10 to 20 feet
Flowers
Spring, before leaves emerge: pale pink to white, fragrant
Fruit
Reddish drupe
Light
Full sun
Soil
Well-drained, acidic (best)
Planting & Care
  • Transplant in spring
  • Prune after flowering
  • Does not like compacted soil
Problems
Short lived, over-use, borers, gumosis, black knot, tent caterpillars
Varieties
  • Mt. St. Helens - sturdier and straighter trunk, vigorous, deeper purple foliage

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