Prunus sargentii Columnaris

Prunus sargentii flowering cherry blossom
  • Flowering month: March
  • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
  • Flower size: Medium
  • Flower colour: Pink
  • Height 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
  • Growth habit: Upright
  • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Red

As the name suggests, Columnaris is a more erect form of Prunus sargentii, less spreading and slightly less vigorous than the original. It also has more dramatic golden red autumn colours.

In other respects it is similar to Prunus sargentii, easy to grow, with a mass of pink blossom.

Columnaris trees for sale

Item
Height in 10 years
Price inc. VAT
Quantity
2-year Columnaris tree - in a 12L pot
2.5m-4m tall after 10 years
£45.95
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Columnaris characteristics

Growing

  • Attractive features: Attractive flowers Autumn foliage colour
  • Height 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
  • Growth habit: Upright
  • Growth rate: Average
  • Vigour: Average vigour
  • Blossom duration: Average (2-3 weeks)
  • Pruning: Light prune
  • Gardening skill: Suitable for beginners

Identification

  • Country of origin: Japan
  • Flowering month: March
  • Flowering season: Early
  • Flower colour: Pink
  • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
  • Flower size: Medium
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Leaf colour - young: Dark bronze
  • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Red
  • Annual cycle: Deciduous

Similar varieties

  • See also Prunus sargentii
    Prunus sargentii
    Prunus sargentii
    Sargent's Cherry is an impressive ornamental cherry, scoring highly for blossom, autumn colour, and its attractive form.

How to choose a flowering cherry tree

We have a very wide range of flowering cherry trees. Choosing can be difficult! Our article explaining the different characteristics of flowering cherries might help narrow down the selection.