Prunus x schmittii Prunus

Prunus

Description: A vigorous, narrowly conical, deciduous tree with ringed, glossy, reddish-brown bark. Small pale pink blossoms appear in April. In the autumn the leaves turn a pretty yellow-orange.

History: A Chinese hybrid between Prunus avium and Prunus caescens, originally created in 1923.

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 clay.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 6m x 3m

Attributes

  • Growth rate: Fast
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Autumn colour
  • M Size: Medium
  • Flowering month: April
  • Attractive bark
  • Needs well-draining site

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