Species and varieties in the National Collection of Flowering Cherries at

Keele University

Prunus 'Pink Giant'

Prunus 'Pink Giant'

Prunus 'Pink Giant'

A seedling of Prunus 'Okame' selected at Kalmthout Arboretum, Belgium.  Upright vigorous growth. Produces dark-pink single flowers with red calyxes in April-May. Small tree, conical habit, very graceful 8-10 m high. Superb small leaves, finely toothed elongated petioles of whom the petioles, veins and young shoots are tinged red.

Location

  • One by The Covert; Compartment 66; Square I7; Tag 4056. Planted in 2008.
  • One in Memorial Garden; square K11; tag 4278. Planted 2013.