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Cherry, Sargent

Prunus sargentii

Rosaceae - Rose

Description

Leaves: Alternate, simple; 3" to 5" long; deciduous; glabrous beneath; two to four prominent glands on petiole near blade.

Twigs/buds: Twigs medium textured, glabrous, reddish brown, with prominent lenticels.  Buds scaly, red-brown like twig, sharply pointed.

Flowers/fruit: Flowers perfect, pink, 1" to 1-1/2", in small clusters present in late April or early May.  Fruit a 1/3" diameter purple to black drupe.

Bark: Shiny reddish-brown with prominent horizontal ridges or lenticels.

Wood: Information unavailable.

General: Medium-sized tree native to Japan.  Shade intolerant.  Thorns or spines that can be dangerous; use thornless varieties if possible.  Fruit and/or plant part can be nuisances; use fruitless varieties if possible.

Landscape Use: Good landscape tree that should be used more.  Bark very attractive.  Good fall color.  Zones 4-7.

Cultivars: 'Accolade', 'Columnaris', 'Pink Flair', 'Princeton Snowcloud', 'Rancho'. 

Characteristics

General

Family:
Rosaceae - Rose
Cultivar Availability:
Yes
Hardiness Zone:
4-7
Type:
Broadleaf
Utah Native:
No

Growth

Growth Rate:
Medium
Mature Height:
Medium
Longevity:
Medium
Is Good Under Power Lines:
No
Crown Shape:
Vase

Ornamental

Bark:
Yes
Fall Color:
No
Flowers:
Yes
Foliage:
Yes
Fruit:
No

Tolerence

Shade:
Low
Salt:
Medium
Drought:
Medium
Poor Drainage:
Low
Alkalinity:
Medium
Transplanting:
Medium