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PRUNUS tomentosa
Nanking Cherry


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:: Rosaceae :: PRUNUS :: tomentosa
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Main asset

Very dense hedge plant, with a beautiful pinkish white honeydew flowering, followed by small edible cherries appreciated by birds, orange-colored autumn colors.


Can be pruned in late winter to contain its extension in width. Sometimes used as a rootstock to decrease the vigor of varieties of Cherry trees.

This small Cherry tree is a native species of Central Asia, very hardy. It is a solid, easy to cultivate plant, and is particularly used in hedges, rustic or mixed, but also as small fruit in the orchard.

  • Uses: Country hedges, mixed hedges, orchard

Global caracteristics:

  • Type of foliage: deciduous
  • Habit: bushy, suckering
  • Height: 1.5 m x 1.5 m (4.5 ft x 4.5 ft)
  • Growth: medium
  • Flowering period: April-May
  • Époque de fructification : June

Shape and colours:

  • Foliage shape: oblanceolated
  • Foliage colour: dark green
  • Foliage colour in autumn: bronze
  • Flowers shape: rosaceae
  • Flowers colour: white
  • Forme des fruits : berries
  • Couleur des fruits : red


  • Soil type: drained
  • Exposure: sun, part-shade
  • Hardiness: - 35 °C (-31 °F - USDA zone 3b)