PRUNUS

Commonly known as Cherry tree

The family of stone fruits, cherries, peaches, plums, nectarines, apricots, and almonds, and a dazzling array of ornamentals, all within the greater rose family. In Japan sakura zensen (the cherry blossom front) is followed northwards and is a cause of much celebration.

Because cherry flowers bloom en masse and because of their ephemeral nature they can provide one of the best horticultural events of the year when even a modest tree can provide a snowstorm of petals, falling to cover the ground beneath.

 

Genus of more than 200 species of deciduous or evergreen trees and shrubs widely distributed in northern temperate regions and the mountains of southeastern Asia. Because of their food and ornamental value they have been transported to most parts of the world where some have become naturalised.

UK natives are P. avium, wild cherry, P. padus, bird cherry and P. spinosa, blackthorn or sloe.

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
  • Tree
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    Edible fruited species
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Grown for attractive white or pink flowers, bark colour, edible fruits, hedging, screening and ground cover
    Place of origin
    Widely distributed in northern temperate regions, the Andes and mountains of south-east Asia
Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
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FLOWERING CHERRIES

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PRUNUS 'Amanogawa'

PRUNUS 'Amanogawa'

Flagpole cherry, Lombardy poplar cherry

tight columnar habit and dense clusters of semi-double pale pink flowers

 
H/Std
£75.00 each 
PRUNUS avium

PRUNUS avium

Common wild cherry, Gean, Mazzard

spreading wild cherry tree

 
Potgrown
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PRUNUS avium 'Plena'

PRUNUS avium 'Plena'

Double gean, Double wild cherry

double white flowered form

 
H/Std
£75.00 each 
PRUNUS campanulatus 'Felix Jury'

PRUNUS campanulatus 'Felix Jury'

Flowering cherry

deep pink flowers with yellow stamens

 
Small
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£75.00 each 
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PRUNUS x hillieri 'Spire'

PRUNUS x hillieri 'Spire'

Flowering cherry

conical habit with soft pink flowers in early spring

 
H/Std
£75.00 each 
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PRUNUS x incam 'Okamé'

PRUNUS x incam 'Okamé'

Flowering cherry

(incisa x campanulata) - startlingly attractive carmine-red flowers early in the seaon

 
Small
£25.00  
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£75.00 each 
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PRUNUS 'Kanzan'

PRUNUS 'Kanzan'

Flowering cherry

the most floriferous of the double pink cherries with vigorous and quick growing habit

 
H/Std
£75.00 each 
PRUNUS 'Kiku-shidare-zakura'

PRUNUS 'Kiku-shidare-zakura'

Flowering cherry

deep pink double flowering cherry with weeping habit

 
H/Std
£75.00 each 
PRUNUS 'Kursar'

PRUNUS 'Kursar'

Flowering cherry

new growth coppery. Single pink flowers. Small tree with spreading habit

 
H/Std
£75.00 each 
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PRUNUS 'Pink Perfection'

PRUNUS 'Pink Perfection'

Flowering cherry

one of the most attractive of all the cherries. Bright rosy pink buds opening paler pink, double

 
H/Std
£75.00 each 
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PRUNUS 'Royal Burgundy'

PRUNUS 'Royal Burgundy'

Flowering cherry

deep purple young foliage turning bronze in autumn. Double rose-pink flowers

 
H/Std
£75.00 each 
PRUNUS rufa

PRUNUS rufa

Himalayan Cherry

rusty and hairy new shoots and clusters of pale pink flowers. The best aspect of this species is its peeling reddish-brown bark

 
H/Std
£75.00 each 
PRUNUS sargentii

PRUNUS sargentii

Flowering cherry, Sargent's cherry

pale pink flowers with bronze red young foliage, brilliant autumn colours

 
H/Std
£75.00 each 
PRUNUS serrula

PRUNUS serrula

Birch-bark cherry, Tibetan cherry

beautiful polished mahogany coloured stems

 
H/Std
£75.00 each 
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PRUNUS 'Shimidsu'

PRUNUS 'Shimidsu'

Flowering cherry

('Shogetsu') - wide spreading branches and a flattened top to this attractive tree. Flowers are pink tinted in bud opening pure white all along the branches

 
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£75.00 each 
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