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Flowering Cherry - Prunus hillieri Spire
An outstanding columnar cultivar of delicate flowering cherry.
Prunus x hillieri Spire is an upright cherry formed from a cross between Prunus sargentii and Prunus Yedoensis.
This delightful tree has a profusion of pink flowers and small dark green leaves. The autumn colour is bright oranges and reds, giving a super colourful finish to the season.
Prunus x hillieri Spire is a small tree at maturity which a usefully tight and compact, upright shape. This tree was raised in the late 1920’s and has won many accolades over the years, including the prestigious Award of Garden Merit in 2002.
This tree is a fairly tough contender, tolerating most soil conditions although like most cherries it does prefer a well drained soil. It has been extensively used as a street tree, a use which encapsulates the tough nature of this pretty little tree.
Prunus x hillieri Spire is a great addition to any garden where space is at a premium, offering delicate and pretty pink flower and stunning bright autumn colour, all wrapped into a tiny package!
Mature height: 5-10m
|Species||:||Prunus x Hillieri Spire|
|Common Name(s)||:||Flowering Cherry|
|Tree Type||:||Deciduous Broad Leaf|
|Tree Features||:||Autumn Colour, Pink Flower|
|Seasons of Interest||:||Spring Interest|
|Soil Type||:||Acidic Soil, Clay Soil, Alkaline Soil, Chalk Soil, Dry Soil|
|Mature Size||:||Small (under 10m)|
|Tree uses||:||Sheltered Sites, Garden, Light Sandy Sites, Avenue Trees, Parkland Trees, Restricted Spaces|
Prunus x Hillieri Spire - Flowering Cherry
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