Prunus

Prunus laurocerasus ‘Diane’
31st Aug 2021

Prunus laurocerasus ‘Diane’

An attractive (more compact) version of the Cherry Laurel.  Large white flowers which is an added attraction Flowers: White upright racemes Fruit: Black, tart cherries Bark: Smooth grey Leaves: Evergreen, thick, leathery, slender & elliptical- new growth is bright… Read More
Prunus laurocerasus ‘Etna’
31st Aug 2021

Prunus laurocerasus ‘Etna’

A compact version of the Cherry Laurel with bright orange new growth in the summer Flowers: White upright racemes Fruit:  Black, tart cherries Bark: Smooth grey Leaves: Evergreen, thick, leathery, slender & elliptical Autumn colour:  N/A Ultimate height:  2.5m Uses:  A small,… Read More
Prunus lusitanica
31st Aug 2021

Prunus lusitanica

A small evergreen tree that responds well to being pruned and crown lifted Flowers: Small fragrant white flowers Fruit: Dark purple berries Bark: Smooth Leaves: Evergreen, shiny deep green ovate leaves Autumn colour:  N/A Height: 6m Uses:  Good as a focal point topiary or an… Read More
Prunus cerasifera ‘Nigra’
10th Sep 2019

Prunus cerasifera ‘Nigra’

Cherry tree grown for its dark purple leaves which can work really well as a colour contrast in the garden. Flowers:  Pink blossom Fruit:  Dark red plums Bark:  Dark purplish bark Leaves:  Deciduous with dark elliptical blackish purple leaves Autumn… Read More
Prunus serrula
6th Sep 2019

Prunus serrula

This cherry tree is grown for its attractive, red bark which peels back as it grows, revealing a smooth, tactile, coppery layer underneath.  To fully appreciate the peeling bark, the tree is best planted so… Read More
Prunus mahaleb
6th Sep 2019

Prunus mahaleb

This is a small tree grown with numerous stems for a strong, dome shaped crown.  Is has shiny green leaves and is covered in small white flowers in spring. Flowers:  Numerous, small, white flowers before it… Read More
Prunus serrulata ‘Tai-haku’
27th Aug 2019

Prunus serrulata ‘Tai-haku’

It is a medium-sized deciduous tree with a broad spreading crown. The young leaves deep bronze-red, later green, to 15cm in length. Pure white, single flowers up to 6cm in width in profusion during spring. Flowers: … Read More
Prunus serrulata ‘Pink Perfection’
27th Aug 2019

Prunus serrulata ‘Pink Perfection’

A small tree with a broad top and developing pendulous branches in old age.  Double or semi-double flowers during mid spring. They are bright pink and borne on long, drooping stalks.  They appear to be… Read More
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