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Close up of Newport Purple Leaf Plum flowers, lots of small pale pink flowers begin to emerge from purple colored flower buds
Newport Purple Leaf Plum in full bloom in a landscape, vast amount of small pale pink flowers growing on outright branches
Several Newport Purple Leaf Plum trees growing in a landscape, several outright growing trees with purple conical shaped leaves with serrated edges
Newport Purple Leaf Plum planted in a landscape, purple conical shaped leaves with serrated edges on an outright growing tree
Close up of Newport Purple Leaf Plum flowers, small pale pink flowers begin to emerge from purple colored flower buds
Close up of Newport Purple Leaf Plum flowers, small pale pink flowers begin to emerge from purple colored flower buds
Close up of Newport Purple Leaf Plum leaves, purple conical shaped leaves with serrated edges
Close up of Newport Purple Leaf Plum flowers, lots of small pale pink flowers begin to emerge from purple colored flower buds
Newport Purple Leaf Plum in full bloom in a landscape, vast amount of small pale pink flowers growing on outright branches
Several Newport Purple Leaf Plum trees growing in a landscape, several outright growing trees with purple conical shaped leaves with serrated edges
Newport Purple Leaf Plum planted in a landscape, purple conical shaped leaves with serrated edges on an outright growing tree
Close up of Newport Purple Leaf Plum flowers, small pale pink flowers begin to emerge from purple colored flower buds
Close up of Newport Purple Leaf Plum flowers, small pale pink flowers begin to emerge from purple colored flower buds
Close up of Newport Purple Leaf Plum leaves, purple conical shaped leaves with serrated edges

SEASONS OF BURGUNDY LEAVES AND SPRING FLOWERS

FEATURES:

  • Fragrant soft pink flowers bloom in early spring
  • Deep purple foliage throughout spring, summer and fall
  • One of the hardiest selections of Purple Plum trees
  • Hand selected fresh from our grower
  • Ships on our trucks because of the size of the tree - does not fit in a box

Growth Facts

  • Hardiness Zone: 4-8
  • Mature Height: 20-25' tall
  • Mature Width: 20-25' wide
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Spacing: 20-30' apart

Newport Purple Leaf Plum

Bower & Branch Trees and Plants

Prunus cerasifera 'Newport'

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SEASONS OF BURGUNDY LEAVES AND SPRING FLOWERS

FEATURES:

  • Fragrant soft pink flowers bloom in early spring
  • Deep purple foliage throughout spring, summer and fall
  • One of the hardiest selections of Purple Plum trees
  • Hand selected fresh from our grower
  • Ships on our trucks because of the size of the tree - does not fit in a box

Growth Facts

  • Hardiness Zone: 4-8
  • Mature Height: 20-25' tall
  • Mature Width: 20-25' wide
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Spacing: 20-30' apart

Why plant Newport Purple Leaf Plum?

Looking to add more contrasting colors to your landscape? Newport Purple Leaf Plum offers just that and so much more! The ever-abundant arrival of flowers begins in early spring on bare branches, as impeccable dark-pink to fading blushed pink flowers envelop the rounded crown with bright blooms. The second wave of stunning beauty arrives as purple leaves begin to unfurl, rich in a plum color and keeping their royal hue spring, summer, and fall. A must-have ornamental tree with its low-maintenance personality, hardy reliability, and once planted, is quick to impress. In late summer, small cherry-like fruits ripen, attracting squirrels and birds to also enjoy the wonders of Newport Purple Leaf Plum trees.

How to use Newport Purple Leaf Plum in the landscape?

Make sure to plant center-stage or line up in multiples for their symmetrical appeal, creating an even bigger effect. Picturesque is an understatement!

Planting Zones

Hardiness Zone: 4-8

How To Plant Newport Purple Leaf Plum

Purple Leaf Plums are fast growing trees, and Newport is no exception. It will be standing tall like a sentinel in your landscape in no time. Once established, this tree has remarkable drought tolerance, though regular water will result in the fastest growth. Japanese beetles may munch the leaves, but they rarely do serious damage. Newport does occasionally produce some small, edible plums. They’re not produced in abundance, so they won’t be a huge maintenance issue, but keep in mind that there will be a few fruits falling down.

How To Water

Water twice weekly for the first 3-5 weeks; then water weekly for the remainder of the year until winter. When you water, water very slowly and very thoroughly. The water needs to reach to the bottom of the root ball and that takes time. Watering needs may be altered due to extreme weather conditions.

How To Fertilize

Incorporate Elements Starter Plant Food granular form into the soil when planting. If planting in spring or summer, start fertilizing late fall using Elements Starter Plant Food granular form on an annual basis each late fall. If planting in the fall, use Elements Fertilizer while planting and start your regular annual fertilizing the following fall. Continue this for the first three years to get your plant well established as it gives your tree the nutrients it needs to produce lush new growth for the following spring.

How To Prune

Prune your Purple Plum tree in late winter or very early spring. Remove any broken or crossing branches or suckers at the base of the tree.

How Does Shipping Work?

Bower & Branch Trees, the real BIG trees, don’t fit in a box! Our big trees, sizes XL and bigger, require expert delivery and care, that means our extra-large trees are shipped on Bower & Branch trucks. We are the only ones who know how to ship our big and bigger trees and plants with tender loving care. We deliver your trees and plants directly to you. Ask Bower & Branch about planting services – we'd be happy to assist in installation.

*For Big trees and Shrubs, Size XL and bigger: Review our Seasonal Shipping Timelines and Policy here.

Your trees and plants are grown across the United States at various Bower & Branch Growers. Depending on your location, your plant orders may be shipped from various locations. Please expect orders with multiple items to be delivered over a number of days as a result. Orders made up of numerous items or selections will not arrive at your home on the same day.

Shipping Delays:

From time to time, Bower & Branch Growers may determine to delay order shipment based on various factors for plant health. Weather in your region, as well as, where your plants are grown, is always considered when shipping. Extreme weather conditions may delay some or all of your order. Bower & Branch allows our Growers to make final shipping decisions based solely to benefit your trees and plants’ health and success.

How Does Sizing Work?

The size of our trees have nothing to do with the container size like you may find elsewhere–big doesn't mean just height - it’s also vigor, age, and overall health. Other online retailers are going to tell you that a plant is a seven gallon, that means nothing to your tree or plant (or you.)

Our trees for sale online are graded on large, x-large, and even bigger sizes. This is because our trees are sized by their age—the higher the letter, the more mature the tree. The age determines the trees’ overall height, size of the trunk and the overall branch density.

All of these characteristics are what you should be looking for when choosing a tree for immediate impact and instant curb appeal. Our extra-large tree and plant sizes are sure to wow you and your neighbors!

See the size guides below.

How Trees are Shipped
Size 4XL D Trees Size 3XL C Trees Size 2XL B Trees Size XL A Trees Size LARGE AA Trees

Our Guarantees

3-YEAR-TREE GUARANTEE:

Bower & Branch offers a Three-Year Tree Guarantee on all of our trees, sizes X-Large and up. Only the finest and the most experienced growers are awarded the opportunity to grow for Bower & Branch, so we offer the best guarantee available.

If your tree(s) should fail for any reason during the three-year guarantee period, you will receive an online gift card in the amount that you originally spent on the tree.* You can then use this online gift card for any Bower & Branch Purchase.

* Bower & Branch provides online gift cards in the amount of the original purchase price of the tree(s). The amount does not include any additional costs such as delivery, planting, tax, or any other products or services. Online gift cards can be applied towards any Bower & Branch purchase on BowerandBranch.com and have no expiration dates. Bower & Branch does not guarantee tree replacement or availability of any desired product at any time. Cash refunds are not offered. Bower & Branch requires that all original tags and receipts are present when a guarantee request is initiated. The Bower & Branch Three-Year Guarantee only applies to plant material that has been planted in the ground. Container plantings are NOT covered.

At Bower & Branch, we do our best to honor all guarantee fulfillment requests to ensure customer satisfaction. However, we reserve the right to refuse the request if the required guarantee steps were not satisfied. Bower & Branch also reserves the right to deny any guarantee fulfillment request that is made as a result of animal damage, problems with plant hardiness and zone issues, or acts of nature (snow storms, hurricanes, and similar).

 

Reach out to a Plant Whisperer with any questions:

- Email: plantwhisperers@bowerandbranch.com

- Phone: 866-873-3888

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