Tibetan Cherry

Prunus serrula

Tibetan Cherry - Prunus serrula

Common Name: Tibetan Cherry
Genus: Prunus
Species: serrula

Category: Trees
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting bark, Provides winter colour, Has colourful autumn foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 12.00 m (1200 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 10.00 m (1000 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: White
Foliage Colour: Green, YellowFlowering Period: May

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

This deciduous tree is renowned for it’s striking, shiny, rich brown, peeling bark. The attractive bark alone would make this tree an excellent addition to any winter garden. Prunus serrula has dark green, willow-like leaves that turn yellow in autumn. The leaves unfurl at the same time as the white flowers in late spring. Cherry-like fruits develop from the flowers.

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