Prunus cerasifera

Plant Description
Small scale, deciduous, ornamental tree with deep purple and burgundy leaves and attractive light pink blooms in spring. It has a rounded canopy and is relatively fast growing, but not typically planted or recommended in new gardens as it has a tendency to lean to the side after time. Similar trees for this scale and color would be Japanese Maple or 'Forest Pansy' Redbud tree.

Plant Details
Pros: Deep purple leaf color, bright pink blooms
Cons: Leans sideways after time
Size:15-20' height, 10' spread
Light: Sun Shade
Bloom Color: Pink
Fall Color: None
Water Needs: Normal
Similar Plants: "Forest Pansy' Redbud, Japanese Maple, 

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