Prunus campanulata at Bute Park

Prunus campanulata 0

Prunus campanulata
early December 2015

Prunus campanulata 1

Prunus campanulata
late August 2017

Grid reference ST 17615 77097
Common name Bell-flowered cherry
Common name Formosan cherry
Alternative name Prunus cerasoides var. campanulata
Origin Formosa, South China & Japan
Deciduous Yes
Status GB Champion 2013
Tag 2488
Height  
Girth 59cm December 2015
Reference 363

This tree is in the Alders group, towards the north.

Prunus campanulata bark

Prunus campanulata bark
December 2015

Prunus campanulata bark2

Prunus campanulata bark
December 2015

Prunus campanulata flower

Prunus campanulata flowers
mid April 2016

Prunus campanulata leaf1

Prunus campanulata leaves
late August 2017

Prunus campanulata leaf2

Prunus campanulata leaves
late August 2017

General tree description

Prunus campanulata is a small, dense round-headed tree with a spreading habit. It has smooth, reddish brown bark. Dark rose-red, bell-shaped flowers appear in clusters in early spring before the leaves. The fruits are small cherries, that ripen black. The leaves turn bronze in autumn.