Species and varieties in the National Collection of Flowering Cherries at

Keele University

Prunus 'Collingwood Ingram'

Prunus 'Collingwood-Ingram'

Prunus 'Collingwood-Ingram' A recent introduction, raised at Arboretum Kalmthout by Robert de Belder, chosen in 1979 by Capt. Collingwood Ingram as the best from a set of P. ‘Kursar’ seedlings at Kalmthout Arboretum Belgium, with the darkest flowers of a batch of seedlings

Erect tree shape - height 4-5m, Spread 3-4m. The single flowers are dark pink c25 mm dia. with even darker pink edges to petals. They appear in March before the leaves. The leavesre bronzy at first, turning dark green before turning orange-red in autumn.

RHS Award of Garden Merit 2012.

Location

  • One specimen by the Nursery; square compartment 58b; square N5; tag 4148. Planted in 2002.