Prunus x subhirtella ‘Autumnalis’ Prunus

Prunus

The Autumn Cherry.

Description: A small deciduous tree of spreading habit with ovate leaves turning yellow and orange in autumn. The semi-double white flowers appear intermittently from November through to March. The flowers are followed by small fruit that are popular with the birds. A fantastic tree to give year round interest.

History: Introduced about 1901.

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: November
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Autumn colour
  • Replacement prune
  • S Size: Small

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