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Prunus cerasus J H Veitch

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Prunus cerasus J H Veitch Flowering Cherry,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Trees Irregular Shape, Spreading, V-Shaped

One of many great upright flowering cherries, this one is a double flowering pink form that produces a mass of flowers in mid Spring, upright growth when young that will spread with age. New leaves are brown to copper that mature to deep green with orange Autumn tones, ideal for most gardens and sites as it’s a small to medium tree that can be easily pruned to restrict its size. Grows approx. 5m tall x 4m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 4-10m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae Asia

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

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