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PRUNUS 'Royal Burgundy'

FLOWERING CHERRIES

Deep purple young foliage turning bronze in autumn. Double rose-pink flowers
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H/Std £55.00 each

  • Deciduous - oval-elliptic, reddish black leaves 6-12cm (2½-4¾in) long, deep coppery red when young turning orange and scarlet in autumn
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - rose pink
  • Height - 8-10m (26-33ft)
  • Spread - 6-8m (20-26ft)
  • Tree - vigorous tree. Produces clusters of 2-4 double, magenta-pink flowers 5cm (2in) across just before, or with, the leaves
  • 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 - bronze-leafed cherry related to P. Kanzan
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, caterpillars, bullfinches. Silver leaf, honey fungus, blossom wilt, bacterial canker
  • Place of origin - garden origin
  • Flower Shape - Double - Multi rows of petals, no stamen showing
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile
  • Tree Shape - Rounded to broadly columnar - narrowly upright, broadening with age
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant
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8-10m (26-33ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  6-8m (20-26ft)
 

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