PRUNUS sargentii

Commonly known as Flowering cherry, Sargent's cherry

FLOWERING CHERRIES

Pale pink flowers with bronze red young foliage, brilliant autumn colours
Further Reading....
  • 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

PRUNUS sargentii

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
H/Std £65.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon 10 to 15 Litre
  • 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
    (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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