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Prunus cerasifera 'Hessei'

A very unusual and attractive shrubby tree with an abundance of single white flowers in March, followed by mottled white, pink and purple foliage.

If pruned hard after flowering he leaves are more vibrant and the flowers ore prolific the following spring. (1906)

General attributes

Text Purple Pink Foliage
Text Bushy

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Slow growth rate Slow growth rate
Flowering month - March Flowering month - March
Chalk tolerant Chalk tolerant
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Suitable for topiary Suitable for topiary
Prune after flowering Prune after flowering
Suitable for patio Suitable for patio