Prunus padus 'Watereri'
Syn: Prunus padus 'Grandiflora'
Description: Broadly conical at first becoming rounded, with oval light green leaves turning to yellow in autumn. Produces almond scented, white flowers in pendulous bunches in April-May. In autumn the flowers are followed by a large number of small, inedible, black fruit.
History: A selection raised at the Knap Hill nursery before 1914. 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 clay.
Height and Spread (after 10 years): 5m x 5m