Prunus tomentosa

Nanking Cherry

Garden(s):

Trees Shrubs

Type:

Shrub

Height:

1.5-2.4 m (5-8 ft)

Spread:

1.5-1.8 m (5-6 ft)

Light:

Full sun

Water:

Moderate

Zone:

2

Bloom Time:

May

Bloom Colour:

Light Pink

Foliage Colour:

Green

Soil:

Well-Drained, Adaptable

Notes:

Showy pink flowers before leaves, self-fertile, bright red, small, tart cherries in mid-summer suitable for canning. Remove pits. Rounded form.

“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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