Double flowering plum or rose-tree-of-China (Prunus triloba)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Double flowering plum or rose-tree-of-China
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Double flowering plum or rose-tree-of-China (Prunus triloba)
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 4a
Mature Height Mature Height
12 to 15 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
10 to 15 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Moderate
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Moist soil, well drained
Fall Color Fall Color
Dull
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
No
Flower Flower
Ornamental
Fruit Fruit
Insignificant
Evergreen Evergreen
No
Native to WI Native to WI
No
Additional Information Additional Information
wide-spreading, rounded shrub; 12-15’ tall; 10-15’ wide; yellow fall color; shiny, cherry-red to reddish-brown stems; showy, deep pink, double flowers in early spring; no fruit; full sun; adaptable to most soils and pH; intolerant to poorly drained, compacted soil; intolerant to road salt; susceptible to diseases and rabbit and vole injury at base of plant; do not shear; native to China; hardy to zone 4a

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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