Species and varieties in the National Collection of Flowering Cherries at

Keele University

Prunus  'Royal Burgundy'

Prunus 'Royal Burgundy'

Prunus 'Royal Burgundy' An attractive, later-flowering cherry with deep pink double flowers and reddish-purple leaves. The autumn colour is a exquisite wine-red. It grows to 7m with a spread of 5m and an upright habit.

It was found as a sport on a seedling of 'Kanzan' around 1985 in USA. It was introduced to the UK in 2000.

RHS Award of Garden Merit 2012.


  • One behind Chapel on Cherry Tree Walk; compartment 43b; tag 4013. Planted in 2002.