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Easy to Grow Ornamental Tree with Unique Color

The Newport Plum is an ornamental tree with unique color.  It would make a brilliant addition anywhere in your landscape to offset the usual greens of the summer months.
 
Imagine having a tree in your yard that maintains a deep, rich purple shade all summer long.  Your eye can’t help but be drawn to such color when it’s displayed amid the common summer hues. 
 
In addition to the uncommon color of the foliage, your Newport Plum will grace you with a lovely spring display.  Earlier than most trees, the Newport Plum leaps into spring with a copious bloom of delicate pink flowers.  Those flowers will be a delight to your nose as well as your eye with their delicious sweet scent. 

When the flowers are spent, a 1-inch purple fruit will develop which is a large draw for the wildlife in your area.  In fact, even without the fruit your plum tree is known for being beloved by a variety of birds as a nesting site.
 
The Newport Plum grows to 20 feet in height with an equal spread.  It forms a dense rounded canopy, which would be a pleasing silhouette for your landscape.  It’s a hardy tree requiring little maintenance and not bothered by deer.
 
A Newport Plum is an excellent choice for almost any landscape.  It will delight you with its spring display, draw wildlife to your yard and its unique foliage will stand out in your landscape all summer long.
 
* Unusual foliage color
* Pink flowers
* Early bloomer
* Hardy

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

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 .655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
3.5" Container Equal to .67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume
4" Container Equal to .87 dry quart / .96 dry liter 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
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Newport Plum Is Suited to Grow in Zones 4-8
Growing Zones 4-8
More Information
Brand Nature Hills Nursery
Botanical Name Prunus cerasifera 'Newport'
Foliage Reddish purple
Mature Height 15 - 20 feet
Mature Spread 15 - 20 feet
Soil Type Widely adaptable
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Yes
Fall Color Burgundy / Purple