Cherry Plum - Red Diamond
The Red Diamond Cherry Plum, Prunus 'Red Diamond', is a dwarf cherry plum from Minnesota. It is hardy and resistant to disease and insects and produces a plum that has a deep red flesh that is thick, sweet, and smooth textured.
It is an excellent plum for canning, jams, and preserves. This Cherry Plum is about 1 inch in diameter and grows on a small bush-like tree. It has a small pit, bears at a young age, and matures in mid August. Red Diamond will not produce fruit without another pollinator. This Cherry Plum is a clingstone and a good pollinator.
The Cherry Plum is a very popular ornamental tree in gardens, and is often grown for its very early flowering of pink flowers and deep purple leaves. It also displays a wonderful fall color!
* Disease resistant
* Popular ornamental
|Family||Prunus 'Red Diamond'|
|Mature Height||6 to 10 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|