Prunus X Gondouinii 'Schnee' (Duke Cherry)
|Species||:||Prunus X Gondouinii Schnee|
|Common Name(s)||:||Duke Cherry,schnee|
|Seasons of Interest||:||Spring Interest|
|Tree Features||:||White Flower|
|Mature Size||:||Small (under 10m)|
|Tree Type||:||Deciduous Broad Leaf|
|Tree uses||:||Urban Sites,Garden,Parkland Trees|
A most attractive form of Duke Cherry.
A most attractive form of Duke Cherry with lustrous and large green leaves that give a good autumnal display of gold and orange.
It is a cross between Prunus avium and Prunus cerasus and although not commonly planted it has considerable merit.
This small, rounded tree is perfect for gardens, parks and street plantings.
The large, white, single flowers are borne in late April and early May.
It thrives best in free draining soils and there is a historic avenue of them in Battersea Park, London.
Mature height: 5-10m