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