Prunus sargentii 'Charles Sargent'
Description: A rounded, deciduous tree with elliptic, tapered dark green leaves, bronze when young, turning bright orange-red in autumn. Pink flowers emerge mid-spring followed by glossy, cherry-like, crimson fruit.
History: Named at Belmont Arboretum in the Netherlands. 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): 3m x 3m