Prunus sargentii ‘Charles Sargent’ Prunus

Prunus

Description: A rounded, deciduous tree with elliptic, tapered dark green leaves, bronze when young, turning bright orange-red in autumn. Pink flowers emerge mid-spring followed by glossy, cherry-like, crimson fruit.

History: Named at Belmont Arboretum in the Netherlands. 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 flower display and autumn colour. Will tolerate most soil types including chalk and clay.

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

Attributes

  • Leaf colour: Purple / Green
  • Flowering month: March
  • Leaf colour: Purple Green
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Autumn colour
  • Replacement prune
  • S Size: Small

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