Prunus verecunda at Roath Mill Gardens

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Prunus verecunda
March 2015

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Prunus verecunda
mid May 2015

Grid reference ST 19754 78009
Common name Korean hill cherry
Origin Korea, Japan and China
Deciduous Yes
Status GB Champion 2013
Height 13M March 2015
Girth 92cm March 2015
Reference 140

This tree is close to the Westville Road railings, approximately 30M east of the middle gate.

Prunus verecunda bark

Prunus verecunda bark
March 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.