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Purple Plunge™ Weeping Flowering Plum

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So unique and picturesque, the Purple Plunge™ Weeping Flowering Plum (Prunus cerasifera 'NCPR-7') will add exactly what your landscape has been missing! Purple foliage, weeping sculptural form and delightful blooms and fruit, all on the same beautiful tree!

Beautiful reddish-purple foliage with near pink veins, these weeping ornamentals explode into pink blossoms with dark pinkish-purple stamen. Fragrant as they are lovely, your tree will be fluttering with pollinators all spring!

Radiant in the summer sun, the purplish-red foliage remains until autumn brings back an encore of incredible purple fall color before winter reveals the weeping branching to decorate your landscape through the snows.

Planting and Application:

A showstopping ornamental such as this deserves the spotlight! Tuck into your front yard landscaping to bump the curb appeal of your home big time! Underplant with red or purple groundcover flowers to really highlight this tree’s brilliant hues!

Choose any prominent spot for your weeping Purple Plunge™ where you’ll enjoy all 4 seasons of unique interest throughout the growing seasons! A gorgeous ornamental flowering tree always turns heads, and this unique specimen and focal point is sure to make your home stand out!

  • Brilliant reddish-purple foliage & weeping form
  • Fragrant pink flowers and dark stamen
  • Mid-sized tree & can be pruned smaller
  • Incredible fall color and form
  • Occasionally produces very small fruit

#ProPlantTips for Care:

The Purple Plunge™ Weeping Flowering Plum tree has the best color and vigor in full sun settings. You’ll certainly want the sun to shine on this tree and set off its colors to the max anyway! Highly adaptable to any soil type so long as it’s fertile and has excellent drainage.

  • Hardy USDA zones 5 and up
  • Moderate moisture and moderate fertility
  • Vigorous growth and no serious pests or issues
  • Minimal pruning needed to maintain its form
  • Mulch for a clean appearance, moisture retention and root insulation

Like a cascading waterfall of purple foliage and incredibly fragrant blossoms, the Purple Plunge™ Weeping Flowering Plum has everything your landscape has been lacking! Hurry and order yours at NatureHills.com before this rare find has sold out another year!

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 .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
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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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 14.95
20 - 49.99 17.95
50 - 69.99 19.95
70 - 99.99 24.95
100 - 129.99 29.95
130 - 130+ Approx 25%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Purple Plunge™ Weeping Flowering Plum Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-9
Growing Zones 5-9
More Information
Brand Bower and Branch
Botanical Name Prunus cerasifera 'NCPR-7'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 7 - 10 feet
Mature Spread 3 - 4 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Type Widely Adaptable
Moisture Moderate
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Color Pink Purple & Blues
Foliage Weeping
Foliage Color Purple
Fall Color Burgundy / Purple
Pollinator Friendly Yes
When To Prune Late Winter
Fragrant Yes