Pandora Flowering Cherry Trees

Prunus pandora

£48.00

The Pandora Tree is a froth of pale pink flowers in early spring followed by a brilliant display of red & orange leaves in autumn. A deciduous upright tree spreading as it matures. Suitable for a small garden. Fully hardy, likes sun and a well-drained soil.

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Botanical name

Prunus pandora

Approx height when sent

1.5 – 1.75 metres 7.5L pot

Ultimate height and spread

4 metres x 3 metres

When to plant

Anytime

Position

Full Sun

Description

Cherries are fully hardy and need sunshine to thrive. They will grow in all but waterlogged soil. A low maintenance tree, cherries need very little pruning, mainly to cut out any diseased or dead wood. Prune in mid-summer if silver leaf is a problem. They do like a good weed, mulch and compost in spring. A medium tree and suitable for most gardens. Bees benefit from the flowers.

Common Name: Prunus Pandora
Soil: Tolerates most soil types – Loam, Sand, Clay, Chalk. Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Habit: Upright later spreading
Position: Full sun
Flowering period April
Colour: Pale pink
Hardiness: Fully hardy
Eventual Height 5-7m / 16ft-20ft. Spread 5m /16ft.
Special features: Deciduous vase-shaped and ideal for most gardens.
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Symbolism:
The Cherry tree has long been used to attract love. A feminine tree its planet is Venus and its Power is Love.