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Prunus Accolade
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Prunus 'Accolade'

Description: A graceful tree of spreading habit bearing masses of pendulous, semi-double, light pink flowers during April. The mid green leaves turn orange-red in autumn, making it an outstanding tree for all gardens. 

History: Hybrid between P. sargentii and a form of P. x subhirtella, released from Knap Hill Nurseries in 1952. Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit in 1961.

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): 4m x 3m

General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning
Text Green Foliage
Text Bushy

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Autumn colour Autumn colour
Flowering month - April Flowering month - April
Chalk tolerant Chalk tolerant
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Needs well draining site Needs well draining site
Needs full sun Needs full sun
Replacement prune Replacement prune