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Botanical name: Prunus avium 'Lapins'
Other names: Cherry 'Lapins', Wild cherry 'Lapins', Prunus avium 'Cherokee'
Variety or cultivar: 'Lapins' _ 'Lapins' is an upright, deciduous fruit tree with ovate to oblong, toothed, dark green leaves turning orange and red in autumn and nodding, pink-flushed, white flowers in mid-spring followed by small, glossy, edible dark red fruit ready for harvest in midsummer.
Prunus avium 'Lapins' is: Deciduous
Flower: Flushed pink, White in Spring
Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Red, Orange in Autumn
Fruit: Dark-red in Summer
Pruning: Pruning group 1. Prune in midsummer in areas where silver leaf is a problem. Train fan-trained trees in spring with routine pruning in summer during fruit harvest.. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Softwood cuttings, Budding, Grafting. REGISTER to read more...
Prunus avium 'Lapins' (Cherry 'Lapins') will reach a height of 6m and a spread of 5m after 20-50 years.
Suggested uses: Cottage/Informal, Flavouring food and drinks, Low Maintenance, Specimen tree, Wallside and trellises
Cultivation: Grow in well-drained or moist but well drained, moderately fertile soil in full sun. Best if fan-trained so they can be netted to avoid bird damage. This cultivar is self-fertile - no pollinator required. Rootstock determines final height.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Moist but well-drained, Well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
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