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Prunus glandulosa (Dwarf flowering almond)

Prunus glandulosa

Botanical Name:    Prunus glandulosa

Common Name(s):    Dwarf flowering almond

Family:    Rosaceae

Genus:    Prunus

Species:    Glandulosa

Plant Type:    Deciduous shrub

Height:    1.6-4.9 feet (0.5-1.5 m)

Spread:    3-4 feet (0.9-1.2 m)

Bloom Time:    March to April

Bloom Color(s):    Pink, White

Leaves:    Light green

Range:    China


Prunus glandulosa (Dwarf flowering almond) is a deciduous shrub that grows to 1.6-4.9 feet (0.5-1.5 m) tall by 3-4 feet (0.9-1.2 m) wide. The leaves are light green, oblong-lanceolate or elliptic-lanceolate, 1-2.4 in. (2.5-6 cm) long and 0.4-0.8 in. (1-2 cm) wide. Flowers solitary or two clusters, The flowers are white and pink, about 1.2 cm in diameter, Bloom time is usually from March to April, Fruit from May to August. The preference is full or partial sun, and moist, organically rich, well-drained soils.

How to Grow

Sun:    Full sun to part shade

Water:    Medium

Soil:    Moist, organically rich, well-drained soils

Propagation:    Division, Grafting