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Prunus x sub Autumnalis
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Prunus x subhirtella 'Autumnalis'

The Autumn Cherry.

Description: A small deciduous tree of spreading habit with ovate leaves turning yellow and orange in autumn. The semi-double white flowers appear intermittently from November through to March. The flowers are followed by small fruit that are popular with the birds. A fantastic tree to give year round interest.

History: Introduced about 1901.

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): 4m x 3m

General attributes

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 - November Flowering month - November
Chalk tolerant Chalk tolerant
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Replacement prune Replacement prune