Taiwan Cherry (Prunus campanulata)

Botanical names:
Prunus campanulata Accepted
Cerasus campanulata Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7a -17.8 °C (0 °F) to -15 °C (5 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9a
Plant Height: 15 to 20 feet
Plant Spread: 10 to 15 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: 1/2 inch shiny bright red cherry
Fruiting Time: Late spring or early summer
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Flowers are pendant, bell shaped and deep rose to magenta pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Suitable Locations: Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Uses: Provides winter interest
Shade Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Pollinators: Various insects

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Posted by janelp_lee (Toronto, Ontario - Zone 6a) on Jan 23, 2020 3:34 PM

I have a few small trees that I grew from seeds. Most of them did not make it through our zone 6 winter outdoors, but a few survived. I am hoping these trees will produce flowers and seeds that are much more comfortable with zone 6 winters. The tree is lovely when it flowers in spring. The flowers attract bees and butterflies, and birds feed on the ripe fruit.

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