Nanking (red)
Copious showy light pink flowers that turn to small red cherries. A compact shrub with fuzzy green leaves. Grows to 6 ft.
Nanking Cherry Red
Nanking Cherry Red
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Botanical (latin) name: prunus tomentosa
Zone 2
Height 7ft (2m) Spread 5ft (1.5m)
Summer leaf color - green Fall leaf colour - yellow
Fruit size 3.5 grams Fruit colour - bright red
Blossoms - white, early May Fragrance - None
Habit - Multiple stem shrub Placement - full sun, moist well drained soils
Why would you want this tree? Really hardy, first spring blossoms

Beautiful flowers grace this shrub in early spring, later developing into small sour cherries which are fine for pies, jams, and jellies. Nanking Cherry is a large wide spreading shrub. It can be pruned as a small tree. The fruit is relished by birds. Leaves are dark green with fuzzy undersides. The plant works well as a mass planting or informal hedge. Nanking Cherry is native to northern China and is very cold hardy.

Nanking with Berries
Nanking with Berries

Nanking Blooming
Nanking Blooming

Price last updated on Feb 01, 2014 Listing of Cherries

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