University of Illinois Extension

Purple Leaf Plum

Selection Info:

Short lived fast growing tree, 15 - 30 feet tall.
Sand cherry is the shrub 7 - 10 feet tall.

Some Common Diseases:
Verticillium wilt
Root rot
Wood rot
Black knot
Winter injury
Bacterial spot
Blossom and Twig Blight
Leaf curl
Winter injury
Some Common Insects and Insect-related:
Peach Tree Borer
Eastern Tent Caterpillar