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Prunus ‘Accolade’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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A lovely small flowering tree, Prunus 'Accolade' has a superb display of semi-double, pale-pink flowers in mid-spring. These appear even on young trees and mature trees can be absolutely smothered in pink blossom. The leaves are dark green in summer, with some orange/red autumn colour.

An excellent flowering tree suitable for small gardens.

Supplied Size: 7.5L containers (two to three year old plant, 175 - 200 cm tall)

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Prunus ‘Accolade’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
7.5 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
Soil: Any fertile soil.
Hardiness: Hardy.
Flowering Period: April.
Flower Colour: Pink
Rate of Growth: Moderate.
Habit: Prunus 'Accolade' grows to be a small branching tree once established.
Height: up to 8 m (26 ft)
Spread: 8 m (26 ft)

Notes: Prunus 'Accolade' are known for their vigorous root systems and should not be planted over drains or close to house foundations.

Plant Finder: about Prunus ‘Accolade’

Common names

Cherry ornamental


Prunus ‘Accolade’ (Cherry ornamental). This is a deciduous, spreading tree bearing in early spring, clusters of pale pink flowers. Has toothed, medium green leaves, which turn orange-red in autumn.


You should plant in moist, well-drained soil in full sun, remember to protection from strong winds. Trim deciduous hedges after flowering, evergreen ones in early or mid-spring.

Interest and use

Spring interest.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Prunus ‘Accolade’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Chalky
  • Soil pH8.5 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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