The pretty pink flower of Prunus hillieri Spire
The pretty pink flower of Prunus hillieri Spire
Prunus hilllieri Spire in summer foliage on the Barcham Trees nursery
Prunus hillieri Spire showing golden autumn colour on the Barcham Trees nursery
Medium Hillieri Spire Japanese Cherry from this batch

Prunus hillieri Spire

Hillieri Spire Japanese Cherry

Estimated fully grown height 3-7m

Read more about this product

How big are Barcham trees?


How big are Barcham trees?


* Price per single item, including VAT.

Product Details

Prunus x hillieri Spire is an upright cherry formed from a cross between Prunus sargentii and Prunus Yedoensis.

This delightful tree has a profusion of pink flowers and small dark green leaves. The autumn colour is bright oranges and reds, giving a super colourful finish to the season.

Prunus x hillieri Spire is a small tree at maturity which a usefully tight and compact, upright shape. This tree was raised in the late 1920’s and has won many accolades over the years, including the prestigious Award of Garden Merit in 2002.

This tree is a fairly tough contender, tolerating most soil conditions although like most cherries it does prefer a well drained soil. It has been extensively used as a street tree, a use which encapsulates the tough nature of this pretty little tree.

Prunus x hillieri Spire is a great addition to any garden where space is at a premium, offering delicate and pretty pink flower and stunning bright autumn colour, all wrapped into a tiny package!

Mature height: 3-7m

Tree Specification

Tree Location
Garden, Parkland,
Mature Height
Blossom Colour
Foliage Colour
Looks good in
Autumn, Spring,
Fruit & Nut
Soil Type
Well drained, Will tolerate most soil types,
Autumn Colour
Autumn colour,
Good for waterlogged soil
Pleached Tree

Planting Video

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.