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Purpleleaf plums

by Arthur Lee Jacobson

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Published by Timber Press in Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Purpleleaf plums.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementArthur Lee Jacobson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB413.P57 J33 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination183 p. :
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1705350M
    ISBN 100881922552
    LC Control Number92006672

    Arthur offers consulting to public gardens, parks, government agencies, and individuals. He first became fascinated with purpleleaf plums while researching his first book, Trees of Seattle, which Horticulture magazine called a “cult classic” – now available in a second edition. Other books Jacobson has authored or edited.   No plums are known with dark burgundy flowers. If liable to be a named variety rather than an unnamed seedling look for a copy of A.L. Jacobson's Timber Press book Purpleleaf Plums. You might find the tree in there. You might find the book in your library system. Otherwise, it will be at the Miller Library in the Center for Urban Horticulture.

    Anderson, J. L. Anacardiaceae: Sumac Family. Canotia 3(2) Bailey Hortorium Staff. Hortus III (Hortus Third). Macmillan Co., New York. Thank you, Paul. In cities and suburbs, where most of us live, our wild flora is a blend of native species, feral garden plants, weeds (mostly non-native), bird-seed sprouts, and the like. There is far more plant diversity in old neighborhoods of Seattle than in a new subdivision, and more food for the gathering.

    1st edition hardcover book tips barely brushed, dj has slight curl at lower edge of front panel and a small hole which is really hard to see on the busy floral frt panel, displays beautifully in new mylar. p text flawless. Purpleleaf Plums. By: Jacobson, Arthur Lee. Price: $ 3. Purpleleaf plum Prunus cerasifera On 13th Ave NW a row of purpleleaf plums Popular type of tree that is planted for its fruit. These trees are common around the city. Many cultivars with this species. Typical lifespan of this species reaches about 10 to years-of-age.


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Get this from a library. Purpleleaf plums. [Arthur Lee Jacobson] -- "Combining detailed research and personal observation, this book traces the history of these unusual trees, with their stunning pink spring blossoms and somber summer foliage, from their origins in.

Purpleleaf Plums Hardcover – November 1, by Arthur L. Jacobson (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover, Illustrated, November 1, Author: Arthur L. Jacobson.

Purpleleaf Plums (Book): Jacobson, Arthur Lee: Combining detailed research and personal observation, this book traces the history of these unusual trees, with their stunning pink spring blossoms and somber summer foliage, from their origins in Asia Minor. It offers descriptions and comments on 50 hed at $ Our last copies available at $   In his book, “Manual of Woody Landscape Plants, Sixth Edition,” retired Horticulture Professor Michael A.

Dirr remarks on the over-planting of purpleleaf plum, “ there is something about a purple-leaved beast that inspires people to spend money.”. Purpleleaf Plum Trees: About years ago (), M. Pissard immortalized his name in the annals of horticulture by introducing from Persia to France the first purpleleaf plum original clone, Prunus cerasifera 'Pissardii' has in turn produced many seedlings, including hybrids, with more or less of "purple" color in their foliage.

Seattle, my native city, is full of them. ISBN: OCLC Number: Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.]: HathiTrust Digital Library, MiAaHDL. A lifelong Seattle resident, Arthur Lee Jacobson began studying plants when he was While earning a history degree at the University of Washington, he bicycled around Purpleleaf plums book city learning about its trees.

His first book was Trees of Seattle () --updated in a second edition. Chapter 8 elaborates upon this information. Appendix 3 is an account of purpleleaf Prunus other than plums. With this book readers will become aware of the surprising variety of plums, and will learn which are best for special landscape roles.

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Purple leaf plum (Prunus cerasifera) has dark purple to black leaves that make it stand out in the landscape. The tree, which grows in U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 5. Book: Purpleleaf plums. pp pp. Abstract: Part I of this comprehensive book on purple-leaf plums plums Subject Category: Commodities and Products see more details consists of 11 chapters covering their origin and history, flowers, foliage, fruit, tree shape, hardiness, breeding breeding Subject Category: Techniques.

Prunus cerasifera is a species of plum known by the common names cherry plum and myrobalan plum. It is native to Southeast Europe and Western Asia, and is naturalised in the British Isles and scattered locations in North America.

Wild types are large shrubs or small trees reaching 8–12 m (25–40 feet) tall, sometimes spiny, with glabrous, ovate deciduous leaves 3–7 cm (– Clade: Angiosperms. Purple-leaf sand cherry (Prunus x cistena) and purple-leaf plum (Prunus cerasifera) have a similar appearance because they belong to the same family.

Purple-leaf sand cherry, hardy in U.S. As mentioned in Arthur Lee Jacobson's book (Purpleleaf Plums, ), the best redeeming value is to bring in branches to force into bloom. So where are they located.

Two sad ones on the corner of Los Altos and Club House in Rio Del Mar. Three pitiful ones on Mar Vista at. It could be a couple things. There are several caterpillars that feed on the leaves of these and other ornamental cherries and plums.

Some feed on the leaves creating irregular holes while the leaf roller wraps the leaves around them to feed. The pear sawfly can also damage the leaves of purpleleaf sandcherry. One of the reasons I like gardening so much, and I believe that other gardeners share the same reason, is to see the result of your work.

To see a job finally come to completion. I enjoy the journey and the process too, but it is extremely gratifying when the end of a project comes Purple Leaf Plum Propagation Read More». With one of the largest book inventories in the world, find the book you are looking for. To help, we provided some of our favorites.

Purpleleaf Plums. by Arthur Lee Jacobson. Starting at $ Hawthorns and Medlars. by James B Phipps. Starting at $ Japanese Maples: Momiji and kaede. by J. Vertrees. Arthur Lee Jacobson is the author of Trees of Seattle ( avg rating, 11 ratings, 2 reviews, published ), Wild Plants Of Greater Seattle ( avg /5.

let me see if I can shed a little light on this. Either that or I will confuse you even more. OK - Prunus is a genus. Prunus encompasses over + species of Cherries, Peaches, Plums, Apricots, Almonds, et.

plus numerous hybrids of each species. The LEQ was generated in-house (so to speak) as we were returning from an errand. In the course of two weeks, the purple leaf plums have gone from crowns of pink flowers to purple leaves. One of us asked, how do purpleleaf plums photosynthesize without green leaves (chlorophyll is expressed as a green color)?.

Browse and buy a vast selection of Gardening Books and Collectibles on The Flowering Plum tree is very pretty small ornamental tree. The botanical name is Prunus cerasifera.

You will probably want a purple leaf variety. It flowers in the spring with small pink flowers. The light pink against the purple leaves is very attractive!

You can see how vivid the red color is in the photos below.Results 1 - 50 of for Fruit Books 1. Backyard Berry Book A Hands-On Guide to Growing Berries, Brambles, and Vine Fruit in the Hom by Lee, Rachel ISBN: List .