It might not look like much right now but this Black cherry plum will bring a bold dark red contrast to the garden. I can’t wait till spring when it will bloom with delicate light pink flowers.
It gets 15-20 ft tall and wide (4-6m) which is on the bigger side for a small garden. It prefers sun but can take some shade. Hardiness zone US 4-9 (Sweden 1-3).
I’ve planted plenty of trees and shrubs in fall. Mid October is when the garden center have their sales and it’s a good time to get bigger plants that usually cost a bit. So far I’ve had great luck with all the plants I got in the fall, like the Rhododendron and the Hydrangea ‘Limelight’ in the picture.