Prunus Royal Burgundy

Purple Leaved Cherry Royal Burgundy, Japanese Cherry Royal Burgundy

Estimated fully grown height 3-7m

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Product Details

This pretty tree is fairly new to the Barcham range and has proven an extremely desirable addition to our range. The frilly flowers appear in spring and are double pink; the flowers remain on the tree until the dark wine coloured foliage begins to emerge, providing a wonderful contrast between the two.

It is a truly eye-catching effect. In the autumn time the dark leaves turn a clearer red before falling. Prunus Royal Burgundy is a small tree, which differs to Kanzan in that it is slightly less vigorous.

It forms an upright crown at a young age, gradually broadening to a rounder shape at maturity. It will tolerate most soil conditions, however like most cherries; it prefers a well drained soil.

This stunning dark coloured beauty is a real rival to the very popular Prunus cerasifera Nigra, the widely planted dark foliaged cherry. The dark pink flowers and red-wine coloured foliage gives stunning contrast in the spring and makes a great selection for avenue planting. It is best planted against a light or plain background, as this gives the vivid colour exhibited by this specimen the chance to shine.

Mature height: 3-7m

Tree Specification

Tree Location
Avenue, Garden, Parkland,
Mature Height
Blossom Colour
Foliage Colour
Looks good in
Fruit & Nut
Soil Type
Well drained, Will tolerate most soil types,
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.