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Sargent Cherry
Prunus sargentii
Sargent Cherry in flower
Size:

Small
Size: medium
Medium

Large
Exposure/ Light Requirements:
Full Shade not required.
Full Shade
Full Sun required.
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade not required.
Partial Sun/Shade
Hardiness Zone: 5 - 8 
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Mature Height: 40-50 Feet
Features: Pink flowers in spring; very shiny red-brown, "cherry-type" bark; orange red fall color.
Culture: Full sun; needs well-drained soil.
Mature Form: Rounded
Native To: Asia
Soil Conditions:
Dry
Soil condition: Moist, Well-DrainedMoist, Well-Drained
Wet
Tolerance:
Alkaline Soil
Dry Sites
Salt
Soil Compaction
Wet Sites
Tolerance: WindWind
Uses:
Massing
Patio
Screen
Use for: Shade.Shade
Use for: Specimen.Specimen
Street
Wind Break
Foliage Color: Green
 
Fall Foliage Color: Orange
Red
 
Additional Notes:

In general plants belonging to the genus Prunus are prone to a number of disease and insect problems and also tend to be short-lived.   Prunus sargentii is less prone to some of the common problems; it tends to be longer lived (30-50 years).

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