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Prunus sargentii

Common Name(s):
Sargent cherry
Cultivar(s):
Sir Edward Mueller
Category:
Trees
Comment:

Bark is rich, polished reddish to chestnut brown; easy to transplant; cast dense shade; one of the hardest cherries; can be used as street tree

Height:
20-40 ft.
Flower:
1.2 to 1.5 in. single, pink to deep pink flowers on 1 in. pendicels in spring; inconspicuous purple black fruit in summer
Zones:
4-7
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; well drained soil; tolerates wind but not air pollution
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Upright; spreading to rounded
Width:
20-40 ft.
Growth Rate:
Rapid
Leaf:
2 to 5 in. alternate, simple, shiny dark green leaves; new leaves have a reddish tinge; yellow, orange to red fall color

NCCES plant id: 2133

Prunus sargentii Prunus sargentii