SelecTree: Tree Detail
Photo Locations: Cal Poly Campus - San Luis Obispo, CA, Strybing Arboretum - San Francisco, CA and Los Angeles County Arboretum - Arcadia, CA
Utility friendly tree.
One of the most consistently performing cherries.
Native to Eastern Asia.
Additional Common Names
TAIWAN CHERRY, TAIWAN FLOWERING CHERRY
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.
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 and Bees.
Special Uses & Values
Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Prunus campanulata Tree Record." 1995-2019. May 26, 2019.
< https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/prunus-campanulata >