Prunus sargentii ‘Rancho’ Prunus

Prunus

Description: An upright, vase-shaped tree, reddish brown bark and bronze obovate leaves as they emerge, green in the summer, before turning deep fiery shades of orange in the autumn. In mid-April pink flowers cover the tree, sometimes followed by glossy orange, red, and purple-black fruit.

History: Raised in the USA before 1962.

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 1m

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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