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PRUNUS avium

Commonly known as Common wild cherry, Gean, Mazzard

FLOWERING CHERRIES

Spreading wild cherry tree
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Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Potgrown individually £8.50 each, 10+ £7.00 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2020
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre

 

  • Deciduous - ovate-oblong, dark green leaves to 15cm (6in) long, turning red and yellow in autumn
  • White
  • Height - 20m (66ft)
  • Spread - 10m (33ft)
  • Tree - spreading tree with red-banded bark. Produces flowers 3cm (1¼in) across followed by heart-shaped to ovoid, red fruit 1cm (½in) across
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Berries - These plants have berries.
  • Good to know - native cherry. Main parent of edible cherries. Wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, caterpillars, bullfinches. Silver leaf, honey fungus, blossom wilt, bacterial canker..
  • Place of origin - Europe, north Africa, south-western Asia, western Siberia
  • Flower Shape - Bowl-shaped -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • 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
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
  • Bird friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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Commonly known as: Double gean, Double wild cherry.
Double white flowered form
H/Std £55.00 each
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Estimated availability autumn 2020 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.

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