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Prunus cerasifera 'Krauter Vesuvius'

Prunus cerasifera 'Krauter Vesuvius' Prunus cerasifera 'Krauter Vesuvius' Prunus cerasifera 'Krauter Vesuvius' Prunus cerasifera 'Krauter Vesuvius'

Photo Locations: Finch Arboretum - Spokane, WA

General Notes

Utility Friendly Tree Utility friendly tree.

Little or no fruit is produced.

This plant is classified as invasive by the California Invasive Plant Council (Cal-IPC) classifies the invasiveness of the species of this plant as limited.

Has fragrant Flower.

Family: Rosaceae

Tree Characteristics

Rounded or Spreading Shape.

Has Deciduous foliage.

Height: 20 - 25 feet.

Width: 15 feet.

Growth Rate: 24 Inches per Year.

Longevity Less than 50 years.

Leaves Ovate, Bronze or Purple or Reddish, Red or Purple or Bronze, Deciduous.

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

Few to Fruitless, Purple Drupe, Large (1.50 - 3.00 inches).

Bark Dark Brown, Fissured.

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 - 22.

Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade.

Moist Soil.

Clay, Loam or Sand Texture.

Highly Acidic to Highly Alkaline Soil pH.

Seaside Tolerance is Good in Mild Zone.

Pests & Disease Information

Susceptible to Aphids, Beetle Borers, Caterpillars and Spider Mites, Armillaria, Root Rot, Rust, Sooty Mold 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 Bees.

Special Uses & Values


Cite this tree:
SelecTree. "Prunus cerasifera 'Krauter Vesuvius' Tree Record." 1995-2021. Apr 12, 2021.
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