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Plena ornamental cherry trees

Prunus avium
Plena has received the RHS Award of Garden MeritPlena is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Flowering month: May
  • Blossom colour: White
  • Awards: RHS AGM (current) 1993
A form of the native English wild cherry, featuring which has double white flowers rather than single flowers.

Plena ornamental cherry trees for sale

Pot-grown

All pot-grown trees are suitable for planting out in the garden, some are suitable for growing in containers.

  • PG12-year 12L pot-grown tree Semi-vigorous rootstock £71.50
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years)
Pre-ordering

You can pre-order now, deliveries start in September.

Delivery charges

Delivery for a single tree starts at £9.95. It is calculated when you add trees to your basket, based on your postcode.

Plena is a form of the native English wild cherry or "Gean" which has been grown for hundreds of years. The main difference is that whilst the regular Prunus avium has single flowers, Plena has double flowers. It is sometimes known as the double "Gean" for this reason.

The blossom is pure white and borne in great profusion. The young leaves start out a light coppery colour, soon becoming green as the blossom fades, and then crimson and yellow in the autumn.

The tree is naturally vigorous, and grows with a strong upright form.

Plena characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesMild damp climates

Using

  • Food usesEating fresh

Identification

  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1700 - 1749
  • Flowering monthMay
  • Blossom colourWhite
  • Fruit colourRed - dark
  • AwardsRHS AGM (current)

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