OEMLERIA cerasiformis

Commonly known as Indian plum, Oregon plum, Osoberry

Fragrant greenish white ribes-like flowers. Attractive pale green new growth.
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Narrowly oblong or lance-shaped, glossy, dark-green leaves to 9cm (3½in) long.
  • White
  • Height
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread
    4m (13ft)
  • Tall Shrub
    Thicket-forming, suckering shrub with upright, eventually arching, shoots. Where there are male and female plants plum-like, purple-black fruit to 3cm (¾in) is produced.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade

OEMLERIA cerasiformis

 
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  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    One of the first plants to come into leaf
    Pests & Diseases
    Can beccome chlorotic in shallow, chalky soil
    Place of origin
    Western North America.
  • Flower Shape
    Bell/Lantern
    Bell-shaped
    Racemes
    Pendent racemes to 10cm (4in) long
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Woodland garden
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
    Almond scented.
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
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2.5m (8ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  4m (13ft)
 

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