Prunus ‘cerasifera’ Nigra – Cherry Plum 8-10cm girth

Buy Prunus cerasifera ‘Nigra’ which is a medium-sized, deciduous tree with a rounded crown.

In early spring before the leaves emerge, an abundance of small, pale pink flowers appear which open from pink buds.

Cherry Plum has attractive, dark purple, shiny leaves which emerge as red-purple in the spring and fade to purple/bronze in autumn before falling.

The stems are purple when young adding to the show.

Cherry Plum can produce a small amount of dark red-purple, edible fruits some years.

Reaching a mature height of 5-7m tall this tree is ideal for planting in any size garden, park, or woodland.

The Cherry plum tree is a popular choice owing to its early spring colour and striking dark leaf.

If the availability below is not listed as ‘In Stock’ please contact us for more information regarding the item.

We are always updating the stock for sale at our tree nursery, but some varieties may only be available through the winter season.

8-10cm girth

£163.20

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If the availability below is not listed as ‘In Stock’ please contact us for more information regarding the item. We are always updating the stock for sale at our tree nursery but some varieties may only be available through the winter season.

Prunus ‘cerasifera’ Nigra – Cherry Plum 8-10cm girth

PLANT INFORMATION

  • Size : 8-10cm girth
  • Botanical name/s : Prunus 'cerasifera' Nigra
  • Common name/s : Cherry Plum
  • Flower / Foliage : Dark purple leaves, pale pink flowers and dark red-purple, edible fruits.
  • Plant type : Deciduous
  • Flowering period : Spring
  • Mature height : 5-8m
  • Mature spread : Up to 5m
  • Growth rate : Fast, slowing with age
  • Recommended usage : Ideal for any size garden, park, or woodland.
  • Nursery grown : Yes

AFTER CARE / PLANT MAINTENANCE

Once planted, the Prunus will need watering throughout the first growing season, but make sure not to over / underwater.

Check tree tie / stake isn’t rubbing and / or too tight or too loose on the trunk.

Check for and remove any dead, decaying, diseased or crossing branches.

Remove any weeds from around the base of the Cherry tree (including grass).

  • Position/Aspect : Full sun to partial shade.
  • Soil : All moist well drained soils.
  • Hardiness : Prunus cerasifera Nigra is hardy in the UK.
  • Plant maintenance : Low maintenance.

How do I order from King & Co?

Order online

Your order may be placed via our Online Shop, which is fast simple and secure.

After your Online Shop order has been placed we will send an order confirmation email to the email address provided. This will provide you with details of your order, including the order number, which you should check and retain for your records. If there is an error in your order requirement, please contact us as soon as possible quoting your order number, so that we can rectify prior to dispatch.

Phone us

We will take your credit or debit card payment over the phone. Simply call us on 01376 340469 and one of our experienced team are always available to discuss your order.

From our Nursery

Collect your trees or shrubs from our Nursery in Rayne.

Payment

We accept all major credit cards including: Maestro, MasterCard, Visa Credit, Visa Electron and Visa Debit.

How can I expect delivery from King & Co?

Overnight to your door

We can delivery to you anywhere in England and Wales via an overnight courier service (two days for Scotland & Ireland).

Via Online Shop

Orders placed via our Online shop if placed by 10am Monday –Thursday can be delivered to you the very next day. If placed on a Friday – Sunday delivery would be on Tuesday.

We deliver by national overnight courier service.

Should you require a specific delivery date, let us know in advance and we will arrange for your delivery to arrive on your required date.

Every tree and plant is packed to ensure your order arrives safely.

For large trees or quantities of trees and plants

Please phone us to discuss, we are usually able to deliver to you via a dedicated vehicle.

For local deliveries

We will deliver to you in our local area and we will be pleased to arrange this with you whilst you are visiting our Nursery or via the phone. We also provide a planting service.

Planting service

We have our own installation teams to carry out planting in Southern & Eastern England. Please call us to discuss, we are always happy to provide you a quotation.

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