Prunus are a large group of mainly deciduous trees, but with some evergreens as well.
Best known for two types, the ornamental flowering types and the fruiting varieties also available are some useful shade trees
The ornamental types include the flowering cherries, the fruiting types include cherries, nectarines and plums.
- Prunus lusitanica - Portuguese Laurel - evergreen and a good hedging plant.
- Prunus cerasifers 'nigra' - Deciduous with good autumn colour, purple to black foliage, pink flowers in spring.
- Prunus serrulata - Japanese flowering Cherry
- Prunus avium - Sweet Cherry grown for fruit.
- Prunus cerasus - Sour Cherry
- Prunus x domestica - Plum Trees
Prunus Varieties are available for sale from the following nurseries
HEDGES DIRECT Ltd - Phone 01257 263873
Five Acres Nursery Dawbers Lane Euxton PR7 6EE
Huge range of beautiful hedging plants, bare root, cell grown, pot grown, or root balled. All the main hedging species in all sizes. Thousands of satisfied customers. Discounts on large orders. Min order value ¬£20 & FREE DELIVERY on orders over ¬£50. Advice by phone or email firstname.lastname@example.org
BEST 4 HEDGING Ltd
269 Southport Road, Leyland PR26 8LQ Tel 01257 261243
Buy Direct from the Growers - FREE delivery over ¬£50.
Huge discounts on orders over ¬£300. Privet, Yew, Escallonia, Griselinia, Laurel, Beech, Hawthorn, Box, Hornbeam, Lavender, Holly, Lonicera, Photinia, Thuja and many others - plants from 30cm to 3m plus.
Free Green Lane, Peover Superior, Knustford, Cheshire, WA16 9QY
Phone: 01565 722836, Fax: 01565 723954
Hedging, topiary shapes and much more. Nationwide delivery available.
CHEW VALLEY TREES
Winford Road Chew Magna Bristol BS40 8HJ - Tel: 01275 333 752
Specimen & ornamental bare root & container grown trees, shrubs, hedging and fruit trees. Wholesale / Retail .
Hedging Plants for the UK including a wide range of hedging styles suitable for hedges in almost any situation, hedging plants include low and tall growing plants, hedging plants for shade and sun as well as flowering, fast growing and slow growing hedges.