Top 10 Trees – Prunus Cerasifera ‘Oakville Crimson Spire’

An exciting new form of Prunus cerasifera with a fastigiate habit, richly coloured foliage and attractive spring blossom. An excellent urban tree, its hardy and adaptable nature makes it an ideal garden, screening and street tree especially where lateral space is restricted. Young foliage emerges a reddish bronze, darkening slightly when mature with a darker underside. Best colour is achieved in full sun. White flowers with pinkish-red stamens are borne in dense clusters of 3 to 5 blooms. Flowers emerge with foliage in early to mid-spring.

Height: 6 metres
Width: 2 metres
Growth rate: Moderate.