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Beautiful Flowers add Color to Your Landscape
Purple Foliage Adds Contrast
Plum-purple leaves make this tree a winner if you're looking to add a surprising blast of color that defies the norm in the summer months. The Newport Flowering Plum comes alive in the spring with sweet, delicate light pink flowers. It's the perfect set-up for what's to follow...bronze colored leaves that darken to a deep purple as the temperatures rise throughout the summer months.
Low Maintenance/Cold Hardy
Climate is not an issue for the Newport. It's one of the hardiest and most reliable purple-leaf plums. Extreme climate conditions are no problem. This Plum is adaptable to various soil types and will thrive in full sun from Zones 4-10.
No Limits on Location
The Newport Flowering Plum looks amazing when planted as a centerpiece in a garden or flower bed, but this tree requires no accompanying plants, bushes or shrubs to make a statement. While it is quite impressive in any setting, it can stand it's own as an ornamental, growing in an attractive round form, reaching up to 30 feet tall and 25 feet wide. There are no limits to where you plant it. It does well in the middle of your yard, on the corner of your landscape, and for extra special spark - purchase a few and line them in a row to create a spectacular border.
This is a very popular tree and unfortunately, we run out of stock often. That's because we nurture them at our nursery, and although we have 42+ acres, there is only so much space to dedicate to each of our products. We do the work here so that when they're delivered to you, they are ready to thrive. If you have any reservations about the health of our trees that we ship, scroll down to see what our customers have to say. We're very proud of our ability to deliver strong trees that you can plant upon delivery!
Planting & Care
1. Planting: The Plum will perform best if you plant it in well-drained soil and full sun (6 to 8 hours of sunlight daily). Once you've selected your location, dig a hole large enough to accommodate your tree's root ball, place your tree, and backfill the soil.
2. Watering: As soon as you plant your tree, saturate it with water. If you live in a hot or dry area, water your Plum twice a week. In other climates, rainfall should suffice.
3. Fertilizing: Add a 5-5-5 fertilizer in early spring before the new growth each year to get the best performance from your tree.
4. Pruning: The best time to prune your tree is in its dormant season in winter. Simply remove dead and broken branches, and trim to shape.
Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.
|Amount of Order||Shipping Charge|
|Less than $125||$19.95|
|$125 +||FREE SHIPPING!|
|Mature Height:||25-30 ft.|
|Mature Width:||20-25 ft.|
|Botanical Name:||Prunus cerasifera 'Newport'|
|Does Not Ship To:||AR,AZ,CA,ID,LA,WA|
|Grows Well In Zones:||4-9 outdoors|
|Your Growing Zone:||#|
Growing Zones: 4-9 outdoors(hardy down to -20℉)
Customer Reviews & Photos
So far so good
Excellent. The tree was blooming when I received it. It now is covered in leaves.
Happy with purchase
Arrived in pretty good condition. Leader damaged and just barely meets height specified. Arrived without much growth other than main trunk. Just planted 2 weeks ago. So far, so good. Fingers crossed!
I like the tree a lot I hope it does well. Thank you so much!
Arrived swiftly, drop-in burlap bag was awesome, tree is flourishing!
This plum arrived taller than expected, in very healthy shape, and just two weeks after getting in the ground, is already showing new growth! It's a beautiful tree, and I can't wait to see how it develops!