Prunus avium Plena

Wild Cherry

Estimated fully grown height 7-12m

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The foliage is dark green and typical of cherry trees, emerging after a full throttle display of a mass of brilliant double white flowers in the spring. The autumn foliage is glorious, giving a complementary display of brilliant reds and oranges.

Prunus avium Plena is a fairly large cherry tree which has been cultivated since the 1700s, much like its parent it retains a strong central leader leaving a broadly pyramidal shape that turns more rounded as the tree matures.

Like all cherry trees, this double flowering version of a native tree will thrive on most free draining soils. This tree is a wonderful addition to any planting scheme, its display of blossom in the spring never failing to disappoint. Care should be taken to ensure Prunus avium Plena is planted with the space to accommodate its eventual size, as this beauty is capable of forming a fairly large tree at maturity for a cherry.

It is a great choice of avenue tree and works well in a rural setting, where its classic nature enables its ornamental features to deliver their beauty without overwhelming the natural landscape.

Mature height: 7-12m

Tree Specification

Tree Location
Avenue, Garden, Parkland,
Mature Height
Blossom Colour
Foliage Colour
Looks good in
Autumn, Spring,
Fruit & Nut
Soil Type
Well drained,
Autumn Colour
Autumn colour,
Good for waterlogged soil
Pleached Tree
Information flags
Good for bees,

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Delivery Guide

Barcham Trees are delivered using a local team of hauliers whom are well versed in transporting trees across the length and breadth of the UK. Our standard delivery is based upon sharing a delivery slot on one of our lorries and is calculated on a county by county basis.

Get a quote for delivery for your county here.

Free delivery is granted on the following order levels:
England, orders over £2,750
Wales, orders over £3,750
Scotland, orders over £4,750

Once you have completed your order online we will phone you to schedule in your delivery. On many occasions we are able to link in your order quickly but please allow up to 15 working days from the time of order to delivery as the worst case scenario.

Please note that all of our deliveries are made on Heavy Goods Vehicles, with our smallest available lorry generally being a 10 tonne vehicle. Deliveries are made to kerbside, or nearest reasonable access point and the lorry drivers are unable to move the trees once they are onsite.

For those of you ordering Instant trees, have special requirements or access limitations, please remember that throughout this process we are only a phone call away! Our experienced team of arborists are on hand to offer advice and can be contacted Monday to Friday between 9am - 5:30pm on 01353 720 950.

For further details of our delivery service and conditions, please visit our Delivery Service Advice page.