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Cornelian Cherry


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Very hardy shrub, native, for all soils even limestone. Honey flowers, edible fruit.


Vigorous plant. Late winter flowers help pollinating insects.

Vigorous deciduous shrub, coming from Europe and Eastern Asia. Flowering in yellow bouquets occurs from late February to early March, before the leaves appear. It is followed by red fruits, edible, used in Russia and Turkey in jellies and jams.

  • Uses: Shrub beds, mixed hedges, orchards

Global caracteristics:

  • Type of foliage: deciduous
  • Habit: schrubby
  • Height: 4 m x 3.50 m (13 ft x 11.5 ft)
  • Growth: medium to fast
  • Flowering period: April-May
  • Époque de fructification : summer

Shape and colours:

  • Foliage shape: ovoid
  • Foliage colour: medium green
  • Foliage colour in autumn: purple red
  • Flowers shape: bouquets of stamens
  • Flowers colour: cream white
  • Forme des fruits : berries
  • Couleur des fruits : red


  • Soil type: all
  • Exposure: sun
  • Hardiness: - 25 °C (-13 °F - USDA zone 5b)