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PRUNUS avium 'Plena'

Commonly known as Double gean, Double wild cherry

FLOWERING CHERRIES

Double white flowered form
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Dark green leaves to 15cm (6in) long, bronze when young, turning red and yellow in autumn
  • White
  • Height
    12m (39ft)
  • Spread
    12m (39ft)
  • Tree
    Spreading tree with red-banded bark. Flowers 3cm (1¼in) across in mid spring
  • 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

PRUNUS avium 'Plena'

 
Available Early Spring 2022 - Spring according to the Met office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore early spring is early March to mid-April. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
H/Std £65.00 each 
Delivery Information Available Early Spring 2022
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Masses of drooping flowers. Possibly sparse fruit.
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, caterpillars, bullfinches. Silver leaf, honey fungus, blossom wilt, bacterial canker.
  • Flower Shape
    Double
    Multi rows of petals, no stamen showing
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (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
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Moderately fertile
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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