Prunus serrula is often known as the Birch Bark Cherry on account of its distinctive glossy brown striated bark, which peels away to reveal lower layers underneath.
This gives the tree a uniquely attractive appearance year-round.
The small flowers are a plain white colour, usually blooming in April.
The green leaves turn yellow in the autumn.
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Prunus serrula is a medium-sized flowering cherry tree species, which can be grown in most situations.
Prunus serrula is also known as the Tibetan cherry, reflecting its origins in western China and central Asia.
Illustrative example of a pot-grown tree of this variety as supplied.
Approximate girth: 6/8cm.
Trees should reach their mature height after about 10 or more years.
We may also have 1-year bare-root trees of this variety - they are not shown here.
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.