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PRUNUS sargentii

Commonly known as Flowering cherry, Sargent's cherry

FLOWERING CHERRIES

Pale pink flowers with bronze red young foliage, brilliant autumn colours
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H/Std £55.00 each

Delivery Information Normally 3 - 5 days
Courier Only due to the size of this plant.
plant size comparison icon 10 to 15 Litre
  • Deciduous - tapered, dark-green leaves to 12cm (4¾in) long, red when young, turning brilliant orange-red in early autumn.
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - pale pink
  • Height - 20m (66ft)
  • Spread - 15m (49ft)
  • Tree - round-headed tree. Produces flowers 4cm (1½in) across in umbels of 2-4 followed by ovoid, cherry-like, glossy crimson fruit to 1cm (½in) long
  • 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.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, caterpillars, bullfinches. Silver leaf, honey fungus, blossom wilt, bacterial canker.
  • Place of origin - Russia, Korea, Japan
  • Flower Shape - Bowl-shaped -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Serrulate - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Elliptic - see photos above
  • Lanceolate
  • 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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