• Eventual height: 4m
  • Eventual spread: 3m

Prunus 'Starlight'

flowering cherry blossom tree

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12 litre pot | 1.5 - 1.8m tall £149.99
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This tree is deciduous so it will lose all its leaves in autumn, then fresh new foliage appears again each spring.

  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: March to April
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

Boasting attractive and distinctive star-shaped white blossoms, 'Starlight' brings a celestial charm to spring gardens. A product of innovative plant breeding, this Prunus tree offers a profusion of blooms reminiscent of Magnolia stellata, a sight to behold from March. Its robust nature and graceful habit make it adaptable to various soil types and UK regions, while occasional winter flowering adds to its charm. With its compact, upright growth habit, this remarkable cherry is a versatile choice for both small gardens and urban landscapes, requiring minimal maintenance to maintain its elegant form and beauty.

  • Garden care:
    When planting incorporate lots of well-rotted garden compost in the planting hole and stake firmly. Prune in summer to reduce the risk of silver leaf and bacterial canker. Cut back any dead, diseased or crossing branches.
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