Prunus padus 'Colorata'
Also called Colorata Mayday Cherry
More About Prunus padus 'Colorata'
- Compact, rounded habit
- Pendulous clusters of pink flowers
- Flowers are followed by green pea-sized cherries ripening to black
- Leaves emerge bronzy-red and mature to dark green above, dull purple below
- Bloom Time: May
Bird Cherry Growing and Maintenance Tips
A good street tree or specimen for sunny locations. The fruit is extremely bitter to humans but loved by birds.
Prunus padus 'Colorata' Characteristics
Moist to Average
Flowering TimeEarly Spring