Lavender Showers Plum Tree

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Gorgeous plum jewels, the Lavender Showers Plum Tree (Prunus salicina 'Lavender Showers') features the most beautiful fruit and flowers imaginable! Perfectly formed fruit with a delightful plum-purple mottled skin look fantastic against the green foliage and in such a number as to boggle the mind!

Springs white blossoms are just the start of this ornamental deciduous tree's yearly display! The fragrant blossoms alone are worth buying this tree! All growing season the lush foliage fills out this large specimen and gains a touch of fall color in the autumn when the purple gems ripen!

Lavender Showers ripens from September to October and with one taste of the yellow flesh that's super sweet and juicy, you'll know it was worth the wait! These self-pollinating trees in your home landscape or orchard today and reap the rewards in the form of healthy snacks by the bushel!

Planting and Application:

Plum Trees are edible ornamental flowering trees that fill your fruit bowl and secure your fresh food accessibility! Plant double-duty trees like this in place of that simple flowering tree that won't reward you with a bountiful harvest! Tall and wide enough to be a fantastic accent and shade tree in both front and back yard landscapes, your curb appeal will gain a big boost three times a year from these versatile trees!

Prune smaller and keep the lower limbs intact for screening and shelter, either in groups or in hedgerows of fruiting beauty that even your neighbors won't mind being screened off by! Birds will certainly appreciate the nesting and habitat, as will every butterfly and beneficial pollinators in the area once those spring blossoms open!

  • Gorgeous Plum-Purple Skinned Fruit
  • Fragrant White Blossoms
  • Sweet & Juicy Yellow Flesh
  • Late Season Harvest
  • Shade, Privacy & Edible Landscaping

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Plum Trees need full sun to do their best, so plant in an area that's well-drained and highly enriched. Fruit trees love mulched beds to keep their roots moist and insulated and need regular moisture and fertility for best results.

This is a consistent taste-test winner, so hurry and buy the Lavender Showers Plum Tree As beautiful as it is sweet and juicy, order one today from NatureHills.com and become the envy of the neighborhood!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep. We use FedEx, UPS, or USPS at our discretion.

Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.

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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Lavender Showers Plum Tree Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-8
Growing Zones 4-8
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Prunus salicina 'Lavender Showers'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 18 - 20 feet
Mature Spread 10 - 12 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained Soil
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color Yellow
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Late Winter
Fragrant Yes