Prunus cerasifera 'Thundercloud'
Thundercloud Flowering Plum
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Deciduous tree, small, 15-20 ft (4.5-6 m), similar width, shrubby, twiggy and rounded. Single pale pink to white flowers, appear before leaves. Flowers a few days later than 'Atropurpurea'. Coppery-purple foliage through growing season. Often does not set a crop of fruit (hopefully!).
- Sun. Any average soil, well-drained. Prune after flowering to keep trees vigorous.
- Hardy to USDA Zone5