Prunus cerasus ‘Rhexii’ Prunus

Prunus

Description: An unusual non fruiting form of the sour cherry, making a compact, bushy, deciduous tree with slender, reddish-brown branches bearing ovate to elliptic, toothed, glossy, dark green leaves, turning red and orange in the autumn. Clusters of double, pure white flowers appear in mid- to late spring.

History: In cultivation in England since the 16th century.

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

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 4m x 3m

Attributes

  • Flowering month: May
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Replacement prune
  • S Size: Small

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