Prinsepia sinensis

Cherry Prinsepia

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth Rate - Medium
Mature Height - 6-10'
Mature Width - 6-10'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Perfect, small, light creamy yellow, 5 petals, blooms March-April on fascicles of 1-4' on previous years wood
Fruit - Red cherry-like, 1/2" long ripens in July – September, attracts birds
Leaf -
Fall Color - Yellow-green
Bark - Light gray-brown on older stems, with long, slender, round, 0.25-0.5" long spines. Bark exfoliates in long papery strips.
Other Features - First shrub to thrust its green leaves. Hardiness zone 4-7.
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Easily transplanted to fertile, well-drained soil in an open, sunny location. Prune when overgrown.
Native Habitat - Manchuria, Cultivated 1896
Diseases and Insects - Resistant to pests
Strength -
Weakness -

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