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TAIWAN CHERRY
Prunus campanulata

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Photo Locations: Cal Poly Campus - San Luis Obispo, CA, Strybing Arboretum - San Francisco, CA and Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA

General Notes

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

One of the most consistently performing cherries.

Native to Eastern Asia.

Family: Rosaceae

Additional Common Names

TAIWAN CHERRY, TAIWAN FLOWERING CHERRY

Tree Characteristics

Erect or Spreading with a Low Canopy.

Rounded, Umbrella or Vase Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 25 feet.

Width: 25 feet.

Growth Rate: 24 to 36 Inches per Year.

Longevity 40 to 150 years.

Leaves Lanceolate to Oblong, Dark Green, Bronze or Gold, Deciduous.

Flowers Showy. Pink, Purple or Rose. Flowers in Spring or Winter. Has perfect flowers (male and female parts in each flower).

Prolific, Black, Purple, Red or Mostly Green Drupe, Very Small (Under 0.25 inches), fruiting in Winter, Spring or Summer.

Bark Mottled, Light Gray, Smooth.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate out of Leaf.

Litter Issue is Flowers and Dry Fruit.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 6 - 9 and 14 - 24.

USDA Hardiness Zones 7 - 8.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Moist Soil.

Loam or Sand Texture.

Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Caterpillars, Oak Root Rot, Phytophthora, Root Rot, Rust and Verticillium.

Health, Safety & Environmental Concerns

Branch Strength Rated as Medium.

Root Damage Potential Rated as Low.

None Known Health Hazard.

Fire Resistance is Favorable.

Attracts Birds and Bees.

Special Uses & Values

Screen.

Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Prunus campanulata Tree Record." 1995-2017. Sep 23, 2017.
< http://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/prunus-campanulata >

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