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Prunus Candy Floss
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Prunus Candy Floss

-'Matsumae-beni-murasaki'

Description: The very large, double, deep-pink flowers in May have attractively fringed petals which age to the texture of crushed velvet. Coppery-bronze young leaves make a lovely contrast to the flowers.

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): 5m x 4m

General attributes

Text Purple Green Foliage
Text Bushy

Ornamental attributes

Medium tree size after 10 years Medium tree size after 10 years
Flowering month - May Flowering month - May
Chalk tolerant Chalk tolerant
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Replacement prune Replacement prune