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Prunus himilaica

Prunus himilaica bark

Prunus himalaica is a flowering cherry, grown primarily for its stunning copper-streaked bark. It makes an interesting alternative to better-known species grown for their bark, such as Prunus serrula.

Prunus himilaica flowering cherry trees for sale

  • 2-year pot-grown tree £45.95
    In a 12L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
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Prunus himilaica characteristics

  • Attractive featuresAttractive flowersAttractive bark
  • Growth habitColumnar / Fastigiate
  • Height after 10 years2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
  • Flower colourWhite
  • Flowering seasonMid-season
  • Flowering monthApril
  • Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
  • Leaf colour - summerGreen
  • PruningLight prune
  • Growth rateAverage
  • BarkCopper / Purple
  • Annual cycleDeciduous

Similar varieties

  • See also Prunus rufa
    Prunus rufa
    Prunus rufa
    This is the Himalayan cherry, notable for its attractive exfoliating bark, and hairy young shoots.
  • See also Prunus serrula
    Prunus serrula
    Prunus serrula
    A popular flowering cherry tree species, The Tibetan cherry or Birch Bark cherry is well-known for its attractive bark.


How to choose a flowering cherry tree

We list more than 70 different flowering cherry trees. Choosing can be difficult! Our article explaining the different characteristics of flowering cherries might help narrow down the selection.