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Krauter Vesuvius Flowering Plum Tree Prunus cerasefera 'Krauter Vesuvius'


  • Krauter Vesuvius Flowering Plum Tree

    'Krauter Vesuvius' flowering plum trees have deep purple leaves.

  • Krauter Vesuvius Flowering Plum Tree

    Flowers in spring are a soft pink color.

  • Krauter Vesuvius Flowering Plum Tree

    Flowering Plums new spring leaves are more red but darken to purple by summer.

  • Krauter Vesuvius Flowering Plum Tree

    Coloring is at it's richest purple when tree is planted in full sun.

  • Krauter Vesuvius Flowering Plum Tree

    Coloring is at it's richest purple when tree is planted in full sun.

Regular price $69.99 Sale price
$99.99
  • 5-6 ft. $69.99 (30% Off)
  • 6-7 ft. $89.99 (25% Off)

Product Details

Growing Zones: 4-8 outdoors

This plant may not thrive in your area


    
    
    
      4-8 outdoors
    
   Map 4-8 outdoors (hardy down to -20℉)
  • Mature Height: 15-20 ft.
  • Mature Width: 10-15 ft.
  • Sunlight: Full to Partial Sun
  • Growth Rate: up to 2 ft.
  • Botanical Name: Prunus cerasefera 'Krauter Vesuvius'
  • Does Not Ship To: AZ, CA

Product Description

Vibrant, Vivid Color Explosion

Get multiple seasons of head-turning color with our Krauter Vesuvius Flowering Plum Trees! In addition to stunning florals, they also produce tons of delicious cherry plums that brighten up your landscape even more.

And by growing to a manageable mature height, the Krauter Vesuvius Plum can fit anywhere, even in yards with limited space. Their oval-shaped canopies are perfect for gracing driveways, borders and beyond, adding shade to hot areas and color to bare corners.

Even better? The Krauter’s effortless care. The KV is cold hardy, drought tolerant, and pollution tolerant. That makes the Flowering Plum an excellent choice for large urban areas, or any location that experiences temperature extremes. And the best part is that, because we’ve planted and nurtured our Krauters from day one, you get a tree that’s ready to thrive from our nursery.

We’ve put in the extra work so that you reap the rewards of a well-developed root system and healthy branching. So, fresh color and easygoing benefits are just a click away. Get your KV Flowering Plum Tree today!

Planting & Care

1. Planting: Though a full sun location (6 to 8 hours of sunlight daily) and well-drained soil are best, the KV will do well with some afternoon shade. When you’re ready to plant, dig a hole that’s twice the width of the tree’s root ball and just as deep. Then, place your tree, back fill the soil and water to settle the roots. Finally, spread a 3-inch layer of organic mulch and repeat the mulching process each spring.

2. Watering: Provide adequate watering for the first couple of seasons to be sure the tree establishes itself properly. It will need to be watered weekly, or more often in the warmer season. If you’re not sure when to water, simply check your soil about 2 or 3 inches down. If the soil is dry here, it’s time to water.

3. Pruning: KV Plums have a naturally rounded shape that will not require regular pruning, but an annual trimming of the branch tips during the winter season encourages best growth.

4. Fertilizing: Feed your tree in the spring with a general, all-purpose fertilizer, at some point before the new growth starts.

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Shipping Details

Shipping Alert:

You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in Growing Zones 3, 4, 5 & 6. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our Growing Zone Finder.

Some plants are not available for immediate shipment, and delayed delivery is noted.

We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.

Zone Map
Growing Zone Shipping Resumes
Zones 3 & 4 Week of May 3rd
Zone 5 Week of April 10th
Zone 6 Week of March 29th
Zones 7 - 11 Ships Now!

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately, however we are currently experiencing delays and could take up to 11-14 days from date of purchase. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.
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