The stunning bark of Prunus serrula Tibetica
The stunning bark of Prunus serrula Tibetica
Multi-stemmed Prunus serrula Tibetica in summer at Barcham Trees
Prunus serrula Tibetica multistems on the nursery at Barcham Trees
A mature specimen of multi-stem Prunus serrula Tibetica underplanted with Dogwood
Large - multi-stem Tibetan Cherry from this batch

Prunus serrula Tibetica multi-stem

Tibetan Cherry

Estimated fully grown height 3-7m

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Product Details

Large specimens are 2.5-3.5m tall, supplied in 100L container.  .

This stunning cherry has stunning mahogany coloured shiny bark which peels with age to reveal further polished bark, it is a truly a tree which gets better with age. The leaves are small and willow like and it produces small white flowers that are produced in April, sadly they are not as impressive as the stem of this tree; it is this factor alone which drives the planting of the Tibetan Cherry.

For this reason, this spectacular tree is also grown and supplied as a coppiced multi-stem; to make the most of the stunning, peeling bark.

Like many cherries, this vigorous grower will thrive in most soil types and prefers a well drained soil. This small tree is a wonderful addition to a planting scheme, bring colour in the gloomy winter months.

It is a great selection for planting in contrast with other coloured bark, for example Betula utilis Jacquemontii, encouraging the bright colours to glow in the doldrums of winter. It can be planted as an individual specimen or is equally effective as an avenue and can be combined with careful under-planting once the trees are established to exaggerate the colour of the stems.

Mature height: 3-7m

Tree Specification

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

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.