Prunus mahaleb
ST LUCIE CHERRY, MAHALEB CHERRY
Rosaceae

 
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Plant type: deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 5-9b

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
10m
Plant habit
 
8m

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Origins: Europe-W Russia

Other Botanical Names: Cerasus mahaleb

Other Common Names: Perfumed Cherry, Rock Cherry Tree

 
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Prunus mahaleb
ST LUCIE CHERRY, MAHALEB CHERRY
Rosaceae

 

Photo coming
  Plant type: deciduous tree

Hardiness zones: 5-9b

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: heavy frost
10m
Plant habit
 
8m

FEATURES

Flowers: moderately fragrant flowers in white

Flowering Time: mid spring to late spring

Leaves: coloured in autumn

Ornamental Fruit: red-black


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean, oriental, formal & cottage designs

Uses: street tree, shade tree

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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