Product Code: PA-BR-40/60
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Wild Cherry - Prunus avium
The wild cherry is native to the UK and Europe. Perfect for inclusion in hedging schemes. Wild Cherry is a large Scottish native tree with white cup shaped flowers about April to May, and bear deep red coloured cherries. Autumn will see the leaves turn red and yellow. It has a good round or broad head and can be found in all gardens, country or farmland locations, and around towns.
Wild cherry trees are ideal as hedgerow plants as far north as Orkney. A mature tree can reach heights of 30m in as many years.
Common Name: Wild cherry, Gean
Size: 40/60 cm
Rate of Growth: Average about 20-40cm per year
Flowers: Masses of white flowers emerging from red/ pink buds
Fruit: Red cherry like – wildlife delicacy
Planting Location: Full sun to partial shade
Soil Type: Tolerates almost all soil types, moist but well draining
pH: neutral, alkaline, acid
Fertilise: Rootgrow upon initial planting and thereafter
Planting Distance: 3 per metre single row for hedging
Height: 12 metres
Spread: 8 metres
**Scot Plants Direct can only supply bareroot plants when they are dormant during the winter months from November to April annually.
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