Species and varieties in the National Collection of Flowering Cherries at

Keele University

Prunus 'Jacqueline'

Prunus 'Jacqueline'

Prunus 'jacqueline'

A vigorous uptight tree to 10m with a spread to 7m. The flowers are single, 4cm across and intense pink, appearing before the leaves. Young foliage is coppery, turnin green over summer then a brilliant orange-red in autumn.

It originated at Kalmthout Arboretum, Belgium before being first propagated and introduced to the UK in 2010 by Chris Lane of Witchazel Nursery.

Royal Horticultural Society Award og Garden Merit 2012.

Location

  • One specimen; opposite the Holly Hedge; compartment 64; square I8; tag 4043. Planted in 2008.