Prunus triloba

Prunus triloba

Prunus triloba

Prunus triloba

Flowering almond

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moist, well-drained soil
  • Flowering period: March to April
  • Height: 3m
  • Foliage: deciduous
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

Varieties

Prunus triloba

Prunus triloba is a popular shrub or small tree which flowers profusely with stunning, double pink, bowl-shaped flowers, appearing on bare stems in early spring. The mid-green leaves emerge after flowering. The foliage takes on a beautiful yellow or copper colour in autumn.

Prunus triloba is also available on a standard. Ideal for a smaller garden.

Pruning

When and how to prune Prunus triloba standard (Flowering almond). It needs to be pruned immediately after flowering. Cut back the flowered stems to about 5cm above the graft( the point at the top of the standard where all the branches arise from).

After pruning new stems will emerge

Plant combination

Prunus tribola goes well with Aquilegia, Bergenia, Brunnera macrophylla.

Brunnera macrophylla
Brunnera macrophylla

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