Prunus padus Albertii

Prunus padus Albertii blossom
  • Flowering month: May
  • Flower colour: White
  • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
  • Height 10 years: 1.5m-2.5m / 5ft-8ft
  • Growth habit: Columnar / Fastigiate

The species Prunus padus is native to Britain as well as northern Europe and Asia. It is commonly known as the Bird cherry.

Albertii is a typical example, notable for its compact proportions, upright growth, and particularly its profuse blossom - which arrives quite late in the spring.

The flowers sometimes have an almond-like scent.

We only produce this variety occasionally, see also Prunus padus 'Le Thoureil'.

Albertii trees for sale

Item
Height in 10 years
Price inc. VAT
Quantity
2-year Albertii tree - in a 7L pot
1.5m-2.5m tall after 10 years
£39.95
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How to grow

All forms of Prunus padus are tough hardy trees, suitable for almost any soil and situation.

Albertii characteristics

Growing

  • Attractive features: Attractive flowers Scented flowers
  • Height 10 years: 1.5m-2.5m / 5ft-8ft
  • Growth habit: Columnar / Fastigiate
  • Pruning: Light prune

Identification

  • Country of origin: Russia
  • Flowering month: May
  • Flowering season: Late
  • Flower colour: White
  • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Annual cycle: Deciduous

Using

  • Wildlife: RHS perfect for pollinators Attractive to birds

Similar varieties

  • See also Amber Beauty
    Prunus maackii
    Amber Beauty
    Amber Beauty is a form of the Manchurian Cherry, notable for dense clusters of white blossom.
  • See also Le Thoureil
    Prunus padus
    Le Thoureil
    A good example of the Bird Cherry, with semi-double flowers, ideal for smaller gardens.

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.


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