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Prunus rufa ornamental cherry trees

  • Flowering month: April
  • Blossom colour: Pink - light
This is the Himalayan cherry, notable for its attractive exfoliating bark, and hairy young shoots.

Prunus rufa 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.

Prunus rufa is commonly known as the Himalayan cherry, and is somewhat different in appearance from other flowering cherries. It is primarily grown for the interest of its peeling (exfoliating) bark. Semi-mature shoots have an attractive striation to the bark too, whilst very young shoots are down-covered.

The small flowers are a plain pink colour.

Prunus rufa characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climates

Identification

  • Country of originChina
  • Period of origin1850 - 1899
  • Flowering monthApril
  • Blossom colourPink - light