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Prunus pad Watereri
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Prunus padus 'Watereri'

Syn: Prunus padus 'Grandiflora'

Bird Cherry

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

General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning
Text Green Foliage
Text Bushy

Ornamental attributes

Medium tree size after 10 years Medium tree size after 10 years
Open space planting Open space planting
Flowering month - May Flowering month - May
Scented flowers Scented flowers
Fruit for wildlife Fruit for wildlife
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Replacement prune Replacement prune