AWARD

PRUNUS 'Royal Burgundy'

Commonly known as Flowering cherry

FLOWERING CHERRIES

Deep purple young foliage turning bronze in autumn. Double rose-pink flowers
Further Reading....
  • 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

PRUNUS 'Royal Burgundy'

 
Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2022 - Despatch will take place anytime between early September through to late October as stock becomes available.
H/Std £65.00 each 
Delivery Information Available again from SEPTEMBER / OCTOBER 2022
  • 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
  • Leaf margin
    Serrulate
    (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 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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