Pink Autumn Cherry Tree Options Explained
150-200cm : 7-12 L pot, 150-200cm tall. 2-3 years old usually a Half Standard shape.
180-240cm : 10-15 L pot, 180-240cm tall, 2-4 years old, usually a Half Standard shape.
Girth 6-8cm: Standard,18L pot, around 180-200cm clear stem, *roughly 180-240cm tall.
Girth 8-10cm: Standard,25-30L pot, around 180-200cm clear stem, *roughly 240-300cm tall.
Girth 10-12cm: Standard,30-35L pot, around 180-200cm clear stem, *roughly 300-360cm tall.
Girth 12-14cm: Standard,35L pot, around 180-200cm clear stem, *roughly 360-420cm tall.
Girth 14-16cm: Standard,50-70L pot, around 180-200cm clear stem, *roughly 420-480cm tall.
Girth 16-18cm: Standard,70-90L pot, around 180-200cm clear stem, *roughly 480-500cm tall.
Girth 18-20cm: Standard,90-110L pot, around 180-200cm clear stem, *roughly 540-600cm tall.
Girth 20-25cm: Standard,90-130L pot, around 180-200cm clear stem, *roughly 600-660cm tall.
Girth 25-30cm: Standard,180-230L pot, around 180-200cm clear stem, *roughly 600-660cm tall.
*Heights/volumes are given as a very rough guideline and can have considerable variation based on species and supplier (each nursery experiences different growing conditions) It may even have been pruned before being sent out so we can only guarantee girth. Trees over 5.5m may include a delivery surcharge based on location and species but we will confirm with you before progressing the order.
Once a mature tree is around 200cm/4 years old then girth is the best measure of value for money. For every girth measurement increment e.g. 6-8cm to 8-10cm, the canopy will be wider, stronger, bushier and the root system larger as it has experienced 12-18 months growth. You can notice larger root systems with potted versions because the pot size increases with maturity. As a very general rule, each one cm girth measurement represents around 30cm growth but this doesn't apply to slow-growing trees.
Multistem means several stems starting very low to the ground. Comparing these with the same age Standard and Half Standard, these are typically shorter as growing several stems takes more effort than one stem and the girth measuring system does not apply.
Standard and Half Standard means lollipop shape. Industry definitions (which are not universal) mean Half Standard have around 80-150cm clear stem and Standard 180cm or more. Half Standards will usually be quite smaller than their standard equivalent girth size.
Feathered means it has an obvious single stem with side branching for most of it.
Mature Pink Autumn Cherry Tree, Prunus Subhirtella Autumnalis Rosea
Pink Winter Autumn Cherry has the ability to bring colour to a garden during the Winter period when memories of summer are far away. In mild spells of weather from October until March, the branches are covered in attractive deep pink blossom. A delightful tree with a spreading habit and dark green leaves which change to an amber-yellow colour during autumn. An ideal choice for a small garden with a final height of 6m (20ft) and spread of 6m (20ft). See also White Winter Autumn Cherry.
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Tree Jargon Explained
Half Standard: Around 80-100cm clear stem.
Standard: Around 180-200cm clear stem.
Feathered: Branches for most of the trunk/stem length.
Multi-Stem/Bush: Very little or no clear stem. Multiple branching starting low to the ground.
Rootball: Dug from the field with roots intact i.e. no pot.
Pot: Plastic container that the tree was grown in.
Maiden: 1 year tree that has not been pruned.
Pleached: Foliage a square/rectangle flat shape wired to a bamboo frame with some clear stem.
Screen: Same as pleached but much less/no clear stem.
Multiple Order Discount
Orders over £750 for 150cm+ trees might be discounted by contacting us
Ornamental Tree Roots In The Shade e.g. Behind A Fence
It is more important that that foliage (posh term for leaves) receives the sunlight than the roots. So if the canopy of your ornamental tree can sunbathe but the bottom of your tree thinks there has been a nuclear winter then that is ok. You might want to ensure you have good drainage as water and no sun is the start of algae and other such issues.
Early Autumn Leaf Fall
Heat stress, being potted, lack of water, being boxed up for a few days etc can cause early Autumn leaf fall. Once planted, normal service will resume next season.
Do I Need To Stake My Ornamental Tree?
9 out of 10 times the answer will be no, especially if under 200cm tall. However our article on Tree Staking should help guide you.
Climate Change has increased aesthetic foliage issues such as Powdery Mildew, Shothole, Rust, frost damage etc These are not terminal issues and will usually last a season or less. All trees are inspected before being sent out to ensure they are fundamentally healthy and will bounce back.