Prunus avium ‘Plena’ Prunus

Prunus

Syn : 'Multiplex'

Description: The double ‘Gean’. An upright, spreading, medium-sized deciduous tree with big, double white flowers that droop in clusters all over the branches in April-May. Leaves are bronze when young, turning dark green then yellow and crimson in autumn.

History: In cultivation since 1700. Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

Prunus Growing Tips: Best grown in well-drained soil, in full sun to achieve the best autumn colour. Will tolerate most soil types including chalk, and clay.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 5m x 4m

Attributes

  • Leaf colour: Purple / Green
  • Growth rate: Fast
  • Leaf colour: Purple Green
  • Flowering month: May
  • Tree shape: Standard
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Autumn colour
  • M Size: Medium
  • Replacement prune
  • Open space planting

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