Prunus virginiana 'Schubert'

Schubert Choke Cherry

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Fast, Pyramidal habit with dense foliage
Mature Height - 20-30'
Mature Width - 18-25'
Longevity - Medium

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - White, 0.33" across, late April; in 3-6" long, 1" wide racemes
Fruit - Red turning to dark purple; round shape, 0.33" across. Fruit used for jams, jellies, pies, sauces, wine
Leaf - Alternate, simple, closely serrated, dark green above
Fall Color - Reddish purple
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Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Prefers acidic, moist, well-drained soil, Full sun / to some shade but is drought and heat resistant Zones 2-6
Native Habitat - Newfoundland to North Dakota, south to North Carolina and Kansas; introduced 1724
Diseases and Insects - Frequent foliage diseases
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Plants of this taxon:
BT001036
BT007730

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