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Prunus cerasifera 'Krauter Visuvius'

Common Name: Plum, Purple Leaf

Oval, upright form.  Fragrant light pink blooms in early spring.  Dense dark purple foliage.  Heat and drought tolerant.  Similar to Thundercloud but performs better for us. 

More About Prunus cerasifera 'Krauter Visuvius'

  • Fragrant light pink blooms in spring.
  • Dense, dark purple foliage.
  • Heat and drought tolerant.


18-20 ft


18-20 ft

Hardiness Zone:

5 to 8

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Prunus cerasifera 'Krauter Visuvius' Characteristics


  • Drought Tolerant
  • Focal Point
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Fragrant
  • Vigorous
  • Great Foliage
  • Fast Growing
  • Edible


  • Full sun to partial shade

Foliage Color

  • Purple

Growth Rate

  • Fast

Season of Interest

  • Spring to Fall

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring Bloomer

Soil Moisture

  • Moist, Well-Drained


  • Pink - Spring