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PRUNUS serrula

Commonly known as Birch-bark cherry, Tibetan cherry

FLOWERING CHERRIES

Beautiful polished mahogany coloured stems
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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 - lance-shaped, tapered, dark-green leaves to 10cm (4in) turning yellow in autumn
  • White
  • Height - 10m (33ft)
  • Spread - 10m (33ft)
  • Tree - rounded shape with peeling, glossy, copper-brown bark. Produces flowers 2cm (¾in) across, solitary or in umbels of 2-4 as the leaves emerge followed by ovoid, cherry-like fruit 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 - Ornamental bark -
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, caterpillars, bullfinches. Silver leaf, honey fungus, blossom wilt, bacterial canker.
  • Place of origin - western China
  • Flower Shape - Bowl-shaped -
  • Single - Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
  • 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 - Rabbit Resistant -
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