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Jacqueline

Prunus Jacqueline flowering cherry blossom

Prunus Jacqueline is a new flowering cherry, featuring stunning pink blossom and superb autumn colours.

The blossom arrives relatively early in April. The abundant single flowers are large, and an intense bright pink colour. They appear ahead of the leaves, clothing the naked branches in pink, like candy floss.

Jacqueline is also one of the more reliable flowering cherries for autumn colour. The leaves take on bright orange-red hues, which can be quite dramatic in a good autumn.

The only downside is that early growth can be somewhat straggly, and the tree might need a bit of formative pruning when young to produce a pleasing shape.

Jacqueline flowering cherry trees for sale

  • 11-year bare-root tree £24.95
    Large size (3m-5m after 10 years)
  • 22-year pot-grown tree £45.95
    In a 12L pot
    Large size (3m-5m after 10 years)
Next deliveries

Deliveries from September for pot grown and December for bare-rooted (where items shown in stock).


History

Prunus Jacqueline was discovered in Belgium and is thought to be a hybrid of Prunus sargentii - which is also known for its strong autumn colours.

Jacqueline characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Attractive featuresAttractive flowersAutumn foliage colour
  • Growth habitUpright-spreading
  • Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • Flower colourPink - dark
  • Flowering seasonMid-season
  • Flowering monthApril
  • Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
  • Leaf colour - autumnOrange / Red
  • Leaf colour - summerGreen
  • Growth rateAverage
  • Country of originBelgium
  • Annual cycleDeciduous

Similar varieties

  • See also Accolade
    Prunus sargentii x subhirtella
    Accolade
    An impressive spreading ornamental cherry tree, with light pink double-flowers.
  • See also Columnaris
    Prunus sargentii
    Columnaris
    A more erect form of Sargent's cherry, and with more dramatic autumn colours.
  • 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 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.