The Birch Bark Flowering Cherry is a stunning deciduous tree recognizable by its unique, copper-colored bark that brings year-round interest. This tree would add an elegant touch to any garden with its abundant flowering in spring and mahogany-like contrast bark in winter.
Known as the Birch Bark Flowering Cherry, Prunus serrula is a stunning deciduous tree native to Western China. It is known for the unique copper-colored peeling bark and delicate pale pink flowers that bloom abundantly in spring. The tree grows to a height of 30-40 feet (9-12 m) and spreads to a width of 20-30 feet (6-9 m). The leaves typically grow 3 in (8 cm) long, have an elliptical shape, and turn yellow and orange when autumn comes. The tree produces clusters of delicate, pale pink flowers with numerous petals.