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Nanking Cherry Tree

Nanking Cherry tree, Prunus tomentosa, has showy white flowers with a pink blush which covers the plant in early spring.  This is followed by tasty, edible, bright red fruit, great for jams and jelly. These 1/2″ bright red fruit, which ripen in early July, are edible but a little tart for fresh eating. Nanking Cherry tree is a large wide spreading shrub and can be pruned as a small tree. It grows 8-10 feet in height and 10-15 feet wide. It is a great conservation plant with attractive soft green foliage. The plant works well as a mass planting or informal hedge. Nanking Cherry tree is native to northern China and is very cold hardy. It requires a good, well-drained soil. Nanking Cherry is fairly drought tolerant and does best in full sun. It needs cross pollination to produce fruit, so purchase 2 Nanking’s to be sure of pollination. * Profusion of White Flowers in Spring * Abundant 1/2″ Brilliant Red Fruit * Wide Shrub or Small Tree WE GUARANTEE LIVE DELIVERY. Let us know immediately upon arrival if the plants are in poor condition. We cannot guarantee plants that are no longer in our care. Many of our plants require warm temperatures. Shipping to areas that are cold will be at buyer’s risk. We offer quality plants that are inspected and approved for shipment. To get planting instructions please go to this page.  Instructions

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