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Prunus Frilly Frock?
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Prunus 'Frilly Frock'™

Description: A small weeping tree with unusual variegated leaves. The summer foliage has attractive sharp light and dark green variegation which turns into striking multi-toned red and orange autumn tints. The blossom is pale pink, and borne in profusion in early spring. A superb mini tree for a variety of gardens, can also be grown in a patio pot. Can be pruned hard in the spring, after flowering to enhance its variegation and leaf size.

History: A sport of Prunus ‘Snow Showers’ introduced by Frank P Matthews and named in 2012.

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): 1m x 0.5m

General attributes

Comparatively trouble free Comparatively trouble free
Suitable for planting in any UK district Suitable for planting in any UK district
Award-winning Award-winning
Text Green Foliage
Text Weeping

Ornamental attributes

Very small tree size after 10 years Very small tree size after 10 years
Slow growth rate Slow growth rate
Interesting foliage Interesting foliage
Autumn colour Autumn colour
Variegated foliage Variegated foliage
Flowering month - March Flowering month - March
Chalk tolerant Chalk tolerant
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Prune after flowering Prune after flowering
Suitable for patio Suitable for patio