Cherry plum

Prunus cerasifera var. atropurpurea

  • Cherry plum
  • Cherry plum
  • Flower name
    Cherry plum
  • Scientific name
    Prunus cerasifera var. atropurpurea
  • Aliasアカバザクラ, 紅葉李, 赤葉桜, ベニスモモ
  • Place of originSouthwest Asia
  • Place of floweringOrchard
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April

What is Cherry plum

Cherry plum, scientific name:Prunus cerasifera var. atropurpurea , is a deciduous small and tall tree of the department Rosaceaerose Prunus genus native to Southwest Asia. Red-purple colored leaves and at the same time, it lets flower of 5 valve petal bloom at the solitary inflorescence. Leaf buds in the piece has become a spiral. After the flowers red berries. Beautiful fall foliage.

Common name: Cherry plum,scientific name: Prunus cerasifera var. atropurpurea,origin: Southwest Asia, Living type: deciduous broad-leaved tree, height: 4-10 m, monoplane, leaf arrangement: alternate leaf: oblong, leaf length: 3-7 cm, leaf margin, serrated, leaf: 1-2 cm, stipule: aerobic, petal number: 5, inflorescence: single apical inflorescence, flower diameter: 2‐3 cm, flower color: white-pale pink, leaf color: reddish purple, flowering: April: number of stamens, fruit: drupe, Seeds: 1, fruiting period: June-July, fruit diameter: 2-3 cm,


  • Eye
    Rosales
  • Family
    Rosaceae
  • Genus
    Prunus
  • Species
    P. cerasifera var. atropurpurea
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeDeciduous small and tall tree
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height400.0 ~ 1000.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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