Coutts #3 Cherry Plum

Prunus x ‘Coutts #3’


Small tree with very fragrant, white blossoms in spring. Produces medium-sized blue-purple fruit with unique golden flesh in mid August. Canadian introduction. Requires cross pollination by another cherry plum cultivar or Sandcherry. Images taken at Riverbend Orchards.



Height: 15′

Spread: 8-10′

Light Needs: Full Sun

Hardiness Zone: 2

Foliage Colour: Green

Fall Foliage: Yellow

Growth Habit: Rounded

Flower Colour: White

Blooms: Spring

Fruit Colour: Blue-Purple

Fruit Size: 2.5-3 cm

Fruit Timing: Ripe Mid August

Fruit Use: Fresh Eating, Canning

Key Features: Edible Fruit, Spring Blooms

Landscape Uses: Accent, Orchard

Pollination: Requires a Pollinator