Prunus verecunda at Victoria Park

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Prunus verecunda
March 2015

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Prunus verecunda
late June 2015

Grid reference ST 15466 76898
Common name Korean hill cherry
Origin Korea, Japan and China
Deciduous Yes
Status GB Champion 2013
Height 14.5M March 2015
Girth 154cm March 2015
Reference 133
Tree felled September/October 2015

This tree is north of the paddling pool on a lawn area.

Prunus verecunda bark

Prunus verecunda bark

Prunus verecunda leaf

Prunus verecunda leaf
late June 2015

Prunus verecunda bark2

Prunus verecunda tree felled
September/October 2015

General tree description

Prunus verecunda is a medium sized tree. In spring it has white or pink flowers followed by bronze-green young foliage in late April and early May. The mature leaves are dark green with coarse teeth, downy underneath and on the stalks. They turn reddish-brown or crimson red in autumn.