Prunus cerasifera  'Oakville Crimson Spire' icon

Prunus cerasifera  'Oakville Crimson Spire' icon

A Fleming’s introduction of a selection developed in Australia. Proven to be very popular as a garden plant & as a street tree. This exciting new form of Prunus cerasifera has a fastigiate habit, richly coloured foliage and attractive spring blossom. An excellent urban tree, its hardy and adaptable nature makes it an ideal garden, screening and street tree especially where lateral space is restricted.
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  • Genus

    Prunus

  • Species

    cerasifera

  • Variety Type

    Ornamental

  • Variety

    Prunus (flw. Plum)

  • Growth Rate

    Moderate.

  • Foliage

    Young foliage emerges a reddish bronze, darkening slightly when mature with a darker underside. Best colour is achieved in full sun.

  • Bark

    Young stems are purple-grey and smooth, becoming darker with age.

  • Ornamental Fruit

    Globose fruits to 25 mm may be produced under certain conditions.

  • Tree Habit

    A fastigiate tree with a compact uniform habit with the branches almost parallel to the main trunk.

  • Flowers

    White flowers with pinkish-red stamens are borne in dense clusters of 3 to 5 blooms. Flowers emerge with foliage in early to mid-spring.

  • Height (m)

    6

  • Width (m)

    2