Prunus Autumnalis Rosea
A wonderful variety which has stunning double pink flowers from late autumn to spring. The attractive young bronze foliage becomes green as it matures, and then a beautiful yellow before it falls in autumn. This variety has a spreading growth habit. It will attract bees and provide shelter to birds and other wildlife once mature.
Month Available: October
Evergreen / Deciduous: Deciduous
Flower Colour: Pink
Suitable For Wildlife: Birds
Soil Type: Moist, well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Season of Interest: Spring
Flower/Foliage/Berries: Flowers, Foliage
Plant Type: Ornamental Tree
Main Attribute: Small Garden, Spring Blossom, Autumn Colour.
Height / Spread: 8m x 8m (27ft x 27ft)
Always plant your tree with a stake. The stake must be knocked into the ground on the windward side of the tree and secured to the tree.
Where to Plant: Borders
Pests and Diseases: Aphids
Plant Care: Prune lightly to restrict growth /remove unwanted branches, heavy prune in late autumn.
Care and Time: Medium - autumn
Benefits: Trees make you feel good and attract wildlife and birds to the garden . One mature tree produces enough oxygen for forty people . Trees sponge up carbon dioxide and air pollutants. Twenty trees offset the pollution of one car driven sixty miles. Trees provide privacy and reduce noise. A well chosen and postitioned tree can increase the value of your property
History: Ornamental Prunus trees are commonly known as Ornamental Cherry Trees, but the genus Prunus also includes a wide variety of fruit trees.
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