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Prunus 'Accolade'

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Photo Locations: Washington Park Arboretum - Seattle, WA

General Notes

A hybrid between Prunus sargentii × Prunus subhirtella.

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

Needs good drainage. On clay soils, plant on slopes or in raised beds.

Family: Rosaceae

Additional Common Names


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 Less than 50 years.

Leaves Oval, Medium Green, Bronze or Gold, Deciduous.

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

Red Drupe, Small (0.25 - 0.50 inches), fruiting in Spring, Summer or Fall Wildlife use it.

Bark Light Gray, Smooth or Striated.

Shading Capacity Rated as Dense in Leaf.

Shading Capacity Rated as Moderate out of Leaf.

Litter Issue is Flowers.

Tree Site Conditions & Constraints

Sunset Zones 2 - 9 and 14 - 17.

USDA Hardiness Zones 6 - 8.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Moist Soil.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Highly Acidic to Slightly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Caterpillars, Armillaria, 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.

Wildlife use Fruit.

Special Uses & Values


Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Prunus 'Accolade' Tree Record." 1995-2019. Feb 23, 2019.
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