Prunus Cerasifera

Botanical Name:

Prunus cerasifera

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How to Grow
Water
Medium
Water moderately, allowing the top 3cm to dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Shade - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of sun per day, with protection from intense mid-day sun
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Mar, Apr, May

Plant Type

Shrub, Tree

Lifespan

Woody

Flower

Fragrant single pink or white flowers 1/4"-1" across, appear in mid-spring before leaves emerge.

Fruit

1 in. reddish fruit in summer, not an effective fruit for eating or display.

Benefits
Attracts

Bees

Butterflies

Pollinators

Songbirds

Taxonomy

Order

Rosales

Family

Roseaceae

Genus

Prunus


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