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Prunus avium Lapins

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Prunus avium Lapins Sweet Cherry, Wild Cherry,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Trees Upright

Self-pollinating deciduous Cherry tree that has pinkish-white flowers in Spring followed by large, sweet red fruit, that matures late season. Fruit flesh is firm, juicy and red. Fruit is great for using in deserts or to eat as is. Grows approx. 4m tall.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Edible Garden, Fragrant Garden, Mass Planting

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Prefers a full sun position with well-drained fertile soil with a PH of 6.5 to 7.5. Water regularly until established, than provide an occasional deep water throughout the warmer months. Prune as required in Winter. Feed with manure and a suitable slow release fertiliser. A cold climate is required to grow cherries.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink, White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate