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Flowering cherry tree
Praecox

A small and hardy winter-flowering cherry, ideal for winter colour and small gardens.
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Growing


Flowering cherry tree
Praecox
Gardening skillBeginner
AwardsRHS AGM (former)
Attractive featuresAttractive flowers
Winter colour
Growth habitSpreading / Flat-topped
Height after 10 years1.5m-2.5m / 5ft-8ft
SunlightPrefers full sun
PruningPrune after flowering
Growth rateSlow
Site conditionsOccasional drought
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Identification


Flowering cherry tree
Praecox
Flower colourWhite
Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
Flowering monthFebruary
Leaf colourGreen
Leaf colour - autumnOrange / Red
Leaf/Flower sequenceFlowers appear first
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Annual cycleDeciduous
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