Nanking Cherry

Prunus tomentosa

$18.00$50.00 + GST

A versatile, multi-stemmed deciduous shrub, with a more or less rounded form. Has a tall, broad and wide spreading habit of growth. Produces fragrant light pink blooms in early spring, followed by small, sweet, edible red cherries in late summer. Carried in abundance in mid to late-summer, and are excellent for jams and jellies, as well as wine making. Features dark green foliage throughout the season turning to a yellow colour in fall.

TYPE Deciduous Shrub SUN Full Sun
HEIGHT 6 ft SOIL Moist Well Drained
SPREAD 6 ft FLOWER Spring, White, Pink
ZONE 2 FRUIT Edible Fruit
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Latin Name: Prunus tomentosa
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Size:

Medium size shrub

Growth Rate:

Medium growth rate

Fall Colour:

Yellow fall colour

Pollination:

Self-pollinator/ used as Plum pollinator

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts birds

Applications:

Used as an accent, hedge or in a mass planting

Native:

Native plant

Sun:

Plant in a full sun location

Drainage:

Requires moist well drained soil, but will not tolerate standing water

Pollution Tolerance:

Highly tolerant of urban pollution

Maintenance:

Occasional maintenance

Pruning:

Prune after shrub has flowered

Additional information

Pot Size

#1 Pot, #2 Pot, #5 Pot

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