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A picture of a Sargent's Cherry

Sargent's Cherry

Prunus sargentii

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

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

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Budding

Grafting

Cuttings

Softwood

Special Features

Autumn colour

Attractive flowers

Uses

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