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botanical name:
Prunus tenella 'Fire Hill'
Prunus tenella 'Fire Hill' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Dwarf Russian Almond
synonyms:  Prunus tenella var. gessleriana 'Fire Hill'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 1.50m
width: 1.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
fruit colour: yellow
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -45°C
USDA zone: 2 to 8
description:
Bushy deciduous suckering shrub with long erect stems and obovate to lance-shaped glossy deep green leaves. Abundant dark pink flowers, reddish in bud, in mid and late spring and later followed by ovoid, velvety grey-yellow fruits.

cultivation:
Very hardy.

other notes:
A selection of Prunus tenella f. gessleriana.

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