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PRUNUS maackii 'Amber Beauty'

Commonly known as Manchurian cherry

FLOWERING CHERRIES

Shining amber or golden-brown peeling bark and small white flowers followed by black fruits
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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
plant size comparison icon 10 to 15 Litre
  • Deciduous - dark green leaves to 8cm (3in) long turning yellow in autumn.
  • White
  • Height - 10m (33ft)
  • Spread - 8m (26ft)
  • Tree - densely branched oval crown and peeling yellow-brown bark. Produces dense racemes, 5-8cm (2-3in) long, each with 6-10 flowers 1cm (½in) across followed by spherical, cherry-like, glossy black fruit 5mm (¼in) across
  • 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 - northeastern Asia.
  • Flower Shape - Bowl-shaped -
  • Single - Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf margin - Serrulate - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - 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
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile
  • Wildlife - Bird friendly -
  • Rabbit Resistant
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