Scientific Name: Prunus cerasifera 'Pissardii'
Common Name: Pissard plum
Family Name: Rosaceae
Origin: Central / west Asia, Europe, Garden origin
Hardiness Zone: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 °C)
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous
Mature Size: 7 - 10m x 7 - 10m (height x width)
Habit: Spreading, Upright
Form: Round
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Attract beneficial insects, Shade tree, Specimen plant, Spring interest, Street (boulevard tree), Urban agriculture
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Elliptic, Serrate
Flowers: Flowers solitary, Pink, Apr-May
Fruit: Drupe, Edible, Yellow, Red, Aug
Key ID Features:
Leaves dark red; flowers pink in early spring; drupes dark red, Aug. Winter ID: Small tree with open, rounded crown to 10m tall; buds alternate, red, oblong, pointed; twigs dark red.