Krauter Vesuvius Flowering Plum
A small dark purple leafed tree with single pink flowers in the early spring. It is similar to 'Thundercloud' plum, but it is a little more upright and heat tolerant. It grows best in full sun to part shade, in average, medium moisture, well-drained soils. The best flowering and purple leaf color is in full sun. Introduced by Krauter Nursery, California, in 1957.
- Common Name: Krauter Vesuvius Flowering Plum
- Height: 20' tall
- Spread: 15' wide
- Type: Deciduous
- Zone: 5 - 8