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Prunus Sunset Boulevard
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Prunus 'Sunset Boulevard'

Description: A narrow, conical tree with coppery young foliage becoming green, then yellow-orange in autumn. The single flowers are blush white, containing a distinctive pink centre, opening in mid-spring. Although used as a street tree it should have wider garden use.

History: Discovered as a seedling of Prunus serrulata Benden at the Kalmthout Arboretum of Belgium during the 1980s. 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): 5m x 2m

General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning
Text Purple Green Foliage
Text Traditional

Ornamental attributes

Medium tree size after 10 years Medium tree size after 10 years
Autumn colour Autumn colour
Open space planting Open space planting
Flowering month - May Flowering month - May
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Replacement prune Replacement prune