see more; Synonyms Prunus tibetica Prunus serrula var. It is mainly conspicuous because of its very decorative mahogany-coloured bark, which also lead to it being called Mahogany Barked Cherry. The Tibetan cherry is best known, and most easily recognised, for its stunning bark which is a copper-brown in colour and appears polished. Some have edible fruit in autumn, and a few species have ornamental bark Details P. serrula is a round-headed small deciduous tree, the trunk with shining coppery-brown young bark. The narrow sage-green leaves turn yellow in autumn. The tree is small, vigorous and upright in its early years but spreading as it matures. 200-250cm (7-8ft) bare-root £23.00 +VAT To order call 01454 260 348 or email tom@mountpleasanttrees.com The Tibetan Cherry Tree (prunus serrula) is easily recognised for its polished mahogany coloured bark. Genus: Prunus. Shining like silk, the bark adds a welcomed splash of color in the winter garden. The tree is small, vigorous and upright in its early years but spreading as it matures. Height: 10m. It forms a rounded shape with dark green leaves that turn yellow or red in autumn. When grown in ideal conditions, the tree can reach heights of 25 feet or more. Family Rosaceae . Serrula is one of the best trees for a small garden. PRUNUS SERRULA – Tibetan Cherry Characteristics The Tibetan Cherry is a small to medium-sized. Prunus serrula (Tibetan cherry) A wonderful specimen tree for all seasons and situations with beautiful shiny mahogany peeling bark. Exposure: Full sun. Noted for its multiseason interest and spectacular mahogany bark, Prunus serrula (Tibetan Cherry) features a most attractive, high-gloss, coppery-brown bark, heavily banded with large, dull lenticels (bumpy lines). The Tibetan Cherry has a stunning polished mahogany bark. Tibetan cherry trees grow best in full sun and fertile, moist loamy soil. This bark, falls off in strips as the tree ages. They do well in gardens and parks, as well as urban areas due to their pollution tolerance. Spread: 10m. £25.95 Prunus serrula (Tibetan Cherry) - Multi Stem Tree A wonderful specimen tree for all seasons and situations with beautiful shiny mahogany peeling bark. Tibetan Cherry Tree: Common Name: Tibetan Cherry. The small, dainty white flowers appear in clusters in late April. tibetica. It blooms in spring with small, white flowers and turns colour beautifully in autumn. Genus Prunus can be deciduous or evergreen trees or shrubs with showy flowers in spring, and often good autumn foliage colour. Soil type: Any reasonable soil. Cultivar: ’serrula’. The small, dainty white flowers appear in clusters in late April. Because of its peeling bark it is also called Paperbark Cherry. Its glowing appearance makes it stand out in any setting. Habit – Small vigorous hardy tree with rounded form (up to 10m). One of our best selling ornamental trees, this tree is a magnificent point of interest in a garden, particularly during winter. Small white flowers in spring are followed by cherry like fruit.