Prunus can be deciduous or evergreen trees or shrubs with showy flowers in spring, and often good autumn foliage colour. Some have edible fruit in autumn, and a few species have ornamental bark. ‘Nigra’ is a medium-sized, round-headed deciduous tree with deep blackish-purple leaves and twigs. Single, pale pink flowers open from deep pink buds before the leaves. Flowers in early spring. Prefers a sunny position and well-drained soils. Can be trimmed to form shapes. Ideal for the medium sized garden. Ultimate height 20-30ft.
Single plants – 15 litre pot – Height now approx. 8ft