Botanical name: Prunus 'Spire'
Other names: Prunus 'Hillieri Spire' , Cherry 'Spire'
Variety or Cultivar: 'Spire' _ 'Spire' is a medium, upright tree that is columnar when young but fans out when mature. It has pink-bronze leaves that turn orange-red in autumn. Single, soft pink flowers bloom in spring.
Prunus 'Spire' is: Deciduous
Flower: Pale-pink in Spring
Foliage: Bronze in Spring; Orange-red in Autumn
Habit: Spreading, Open branches
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Propagation methods: Softwood cuttings, Budding, Grafting. REGISTER to read more...
Prunus 'Spire' (Cherry 'Spire') will reach a height of 12m and a spread of 8m after 10 years.
Suggested uses: Low Maintenance, Specimen tree, Cottage/Informal
Cultivation: Grown in moderately fertile soil in full sun.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Sun
Aspect: North, South, East, West
Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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