Prunus Snowgoose

 

Prunus Snowgoose, Snow Goose Cherry. Deciduous medium growing tree upright in youth becoming wider with age good central leader with will space branches. Single white flowers in spring before leaves unfold. Fruits inconspicuous blue-black cherries. Bright green foliage colour in summer, yellow to red in autumn. Attractive smooth grey to brown to reddish brown bark. Height 25 ft tall 20 ft spread.

 

Plant in moist well drained soil. Full Sun, hardy.

 

General Tree Planting and care

  • Water the Tree thoroughly and allow to drain fully
  • If the Tree is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base Adding a bucketful of planting compost
  • Drive in one or two tree stakes a little off centre
  • Remove the pot gently, if the tree is well rooted cut off the pot
  • Position the tree against the stake if one stake is used or in the middle if two are being used
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in well
  • Secure to the stake or stakes using one or two rubber adjustable straps
  • Water the tree and area thoroughly, then again at least once a week during the first growing season
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring