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botanical name:
Prunus 'Spire'
Prunus 'Spire' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Flowering Cherry
synonyms:  Prunus 'Hillieri Spire', Prunus x hillieri 'Spire'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 9.00m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: columnar
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Narrowly upright deciduous tree, columnar when young but spreading slightly with age. Clusters of small single, soft pink flowers in spring, as the bronze new leaves emerge, later maturing to green. Good autumn foliage colour.

cultivation:
Any reasonable, well drained soil in sun.
If required, prune in summer.

propagation:
By budding or grafting.

usage:
Good for smallish to medium sized gardens or excellent as a street tree.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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