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PRUNUS nipponica var. kurilensis 'Brilliant'

Commonly known as Japanese alpine cherry, Kurile cherry

FRUITING CHERRIES

Dwarf compact habit with flowers which open white and fade to soft pink
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
Bush £27.50 each 

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021
  • Deciduous - oval-elliptic, dark-green leaves turning orange and red in autumn.
  • White - fading to pink
  • Height - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - slow-growing, bushy, umbrella-shaped, shrub or small tree
  • Zero Rated Item - No VAT on this plant
  • 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 - Good to know - - red sepals remain after the petals have fallen.
  • Ornamental bark
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, caterpillars, bullfinches. Silver leaf, honey fungus, blossom wilt, bacterial canker.
  • Flower Shape - Single - Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Suitable for small gardens - Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Serrate - - coarsely serrate see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Elliptic - 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
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly spreading -
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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Prunus / Fruiting Cherry Trees - Growing Guide
2.5m (8ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1.5m (5ft)
 

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