Prunus triloba is a deciduous Shrub growing to 4 m (13ft) by 4 m (13ft). It is hardy to zone (UK) 5. It is in flower from March to April, and the seeds ripen from June to August. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) and is pollinated by Insects. Prunus triloba is a native of China, and the double-flowered variety was introduced by Fortune in 1855; it was upon this that Lindley founded the name.It is the most popular and beautiful form of the species, flowering in the greatest profusion about the end of March or early in April.