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Tree comparisons


Fruit tree comparison - Prunus avium
Flowering cherry tree
Prunus avium

The native "Gean" or "Mazzard" cherry, makes an attractive woodland tree.
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Growing


Flowering cherry tree
Prunus avium
Gardening skillBeginner
AwardsRHS AGM (former)
Attractive featuresAttractive flowers
Scented flowers
Growth habitUpright
Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
PruningLight prune
Site conditionsCoastal site
WildlifeAttractive to birds
RHS Plants for Pollinators
Melliferous
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Identification


Flowering cherry tree
Prunus avium
Flower colourWhite
Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
Flowering monthApril
Leaf colourGreen
Leaf colour - autumnMultiple tints
Fruit colourRed - dark
Fruit sizeVery small
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Annual cycleDeciduous
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