Prunus Avium - Wild Cherry
GIRTH SIZE: 6-8
POT SIZE: 30L
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✓ Native, wild Cherry
✓ Abundance of white flower blossom in spring
✓ Fruits in the autumn (inedible)
✓ Good autumn leaf colour
Wild cherry (Prunus Avium) is a native, deciduous Cherry growing to about 12m. It has white blossom in Spring, at the same time as the new leaves come out. In Autumn the leaves turn orange-pink & red before falling. 'Avium' in the Latin name refers to birds which eat the cherries as soon as they are ripe (the cherries are very bitter so not edible to us). The spring blossom also provides an early source of nectar and pollen which attracts a whole range of insects. It can grow in any normal soil and prefers full sun.
|HEIGHT AND SPREAD:||12M x 10M|
|POSITION:||FULL SUN / PARTIAL SHADE|
|SOIL TYPE:||MOIST WELL-DRAINED|
Don't forget to consider:
Tree Staking Support Kit to support the tree - buy here.
Tree and Shrub Compost to add a layer of good soil in the planting hole - buy here.
Mycorrhizal fungi to encourage strong, new roots - buy here.
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