Ornamental cherry

Prunus 'Pandora'

Ornamental cherry - Prunus  'Pandora'

Common Name: Ornamental cherry
Genus: Prunus
Cultivar: 'Pandora'

Category: Trees
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage, Has colourful autumn foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 10.00 m (1000 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 8.00 m (800 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Pink
Foliage Colour: Bronze, Green, OrangeFlowering Period: March

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Clay/Heavy or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Spreading tree with masses of shell-pink spring flowers and attractive bronze red new leaves which turn dark green in summer. In autumn the foliage turns a vibrant orange. An ornamental cherry ideal for small urban gardens or one where space is restricted.

  • Garden care: When planting incorporate lots of well-rotted garden compost in the planting hole and stake firmly. Prune in summer to reduce the risk of silver leaf and bacterial canker. Cut back any dead, diseased or branches which cross to healthy wood.


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