A picture of a Sargent's Cherry

Sargent's Cherry

Prunus sargentii

Also known as

Cherry

Prunus sargentii (Moscow) 06 by Kor!An (Андрей Корзун) (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

5a-8b

USDA zone

-29°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

20m

Max

15m

12m

Min

8m

50 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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A photo of Sargent's Cherry

Sargent's Cherry Overview

Prunus sargentii is a small, rounded deciduous tree that has ovate leaves. These are bronze when young but turn bright red and orange in autumn. The pink spring flowers are followed by glossy red cherry fruit in autumn.

Common problems with Sargent's Cherry

How to harvest Sargent's Cherry

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Sargent's Cherry

Budding

Grafting

Cuttings

Softwood

Seed

Special features of Sargent's Cherry

Autumn colour

Attractive flowers

Hedge plant

Other uses of Sargent's Cherry

This low maintenance tree is frequently planted as a specimen tree for it's spring & autumn displays.