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Prunus cerasifera, Cherry Plum

Suitable for any normal soil and position and the following 
Ultimate Height25ft (7.6m)Exposed/WindyYes
Hedge Height4-6ft (1.2-1.8m)Damp ShadeNo
Av. Growth/Year*1-1.5ft (30-45cm)Dry ShadeNo
Wet SitesNo
NativeNoCoastal AreasNo
EvergreenNoChalky SoilYes

Av. Growth/Year* = Average growth per year in first 10-20 years, click here for more details.

PLUM, MYROBALAN (Prunus cerasifera) (Cherry Plum)
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Masses of pure white flowers smother the branches in early March before the leaves appear and these are followed in autumn by tasty red or yellow, spherical cherry-plums on mature plants. It will form a dense deciduous hedge and its thorny twigs will make it an effective barrier.
HEDGE Trim after flowering. For hedges 4-6ft (120-180cm). Plant 2ft (60cm) apart.
TREE 20ft x 20ft (6m x 6m) in 20 years, ultimate height 25ft (7.6m).

 Price per plant for

Calculate how many plants required for a length of hedge

 Sd 2-3ft
1.290.830.740.63 Bare rooted stock will be available
from Nov., see below/right.

Sd = Bare rooted seedling.

We can only sell bare-rooted plants when they are dormant. Orders for bare-rooted plants will be sent when the plants are dormant again (depending on the weather this is normally in November). We still have a wide range of pot grown and cell grown plants available for despatch or collection.

We don't charge your credit card for goods until they are about to be despatched. Orders received before October will be charged at this season's prices. We process orders on a first come, first served basis so to get your plants as early as possible please place your order now.


Please enter length of hedge you require below. The number of plants and price for these will then be shown on the right hand side.

Length of Hedge

Planting Distance18ins/45cm
No Plants  
Sd  2-3ft

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