Prunus serrula - Blue Heron Nursery

Prunus serrula

Paperbark Cherry

A small, pyramidal to rounded tree with finely serrated, dark green leaves. It's most ornamental asset is the glistening surface of the red-brown, mahogany-like bark which ultimately peels. Small white flowers in May followed by red fruit. This is also called Tibetan Cherry or Birch Bark Cherry. The bark is spectacular, especially on mature trees.

  • Common Name: Paperbark Cherry
  • Height: 20' tall
  • Spread: 20' wide
  • Type: Deciduous
  • Zone: 5 - 7

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