Definition of purple-leaf plum in English:

purple-leaf plum

noun

  • 1A shrub or small tree with white flowers and small red and yellow edible fruit. Native to southwestern Asia, it is used as stock for commercial varieties of plum.

    • ‘The backyard is alive with color: purple leaf plum in pink, October Glory red maple in red, Bradford pear in white, black cherry in background nowhere near bud break.’
    • ‘The Purpleleaf Plum should be grown in full sun on well-drained, acid soil to bring out the richest leaf color.’
    1. 1.1 The fruit of the purple-leaf plum tree.