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Prunus avi Plena
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Prunus avium 'Plena'

Syn : 'Multiplex'

Description: The double ‘Gean’. An upright, spreading, medium-sized deciduous tree with big, double white flowers that droop in clusters all over the branches in April-May. Leaves are bronze when young, turning dark green then yellow and crimson in autumn.

History: In cultivation since 1700. 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 autumn colour. Will tolerate most soil types including chalk, and clay.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 5m x 4m

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
Fast growth rate Fast growth rate
Autumn colour Autumn colour
Open space planting Open space planting
Flowering month - May Flowering month - May
Chalk tolerant Chalk tolerant
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Replacement prune Replacement prune