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Nanking Cherry, Manchu Cherry
Prunus tomentosa
Leaves of Nanking Cherry
Size:
Size: small
Small

Medium

Large
Exposure/ Light Requirements:
Full Shade not required.
Full Shade
Full Sun required.
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade not required.
Partial Sun/Shade
Pests and Problems:

Environmental Damage

Fungal Disease


All species of Prunus are prone to a number of disease and insect problems. The most serious problems of this species are black knot and borers.
Hardiness Zone: 3 - 6 
Mature Height: 6-10 Feet
Mature Width: 12-15 Feet
Features: White or pink flowers in spring; fruit are edible red cherries (tart).
Culture: Full sun; moist, well drained soils best, but will tolerate some dryness.
Mature Form: Broad rounded
Native To: Asia
Soil Conditions:
Soil condition: DryDry
Soil condition: Moist, Well-DrainedMoist, Well-Drained
Wet
Tolerance:
Alkaline Soil
Tolerance: Dry SitesDry Sites
Salt
Soil Compaction
Wet Sites
Tolerance: WindWind
Uses:
Barrier
Border
Foundation
Use for: Hedge.Hedge
Use for: Massing.Massing
Naturalizing
Use for: Screen.Screen
Use for: Specimen.Specimen
Foliage Color: Green
 
Fall Foliage Color: Green
 
Additional Notes: Mice can be damaging to this species.

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