Ornamental Plum Prunus cerasifera ‘Oakville Crimson Spire’


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An exciting new form of Prunus cerasifera with a fastigiate habit, richly coloured foliage and attractive spring blossom. An excellent urban tree, its hardy and adaptable nature makes it an ideal garden, screening and street tree especially where lateral space is restricted.

A fastigiate tree with a compact uniform habit with the branches almost parallel to the main trunk.Young foliage emerges a reddish bronze, darkening slightly when mature with a darker underside. Best colour is achieved in full sun.


White flowers with pinkish-red stamens are borne in dense clusters of 3 to 5 blooms. Flowers emerge with foliage in early to mid-spring.  Globose fruits to 25 mm may be produced under certain conditions.

Young stems are purple-grey and smooth, becoming darker with age. Tolerates hot sites and to a variety of site conditions once established, but prefers moist, well drained fertile soils and a position receiving full sun.

Availavble in advanced size in 33cm pot


Can grow up to 6m H x 2m W


The colour images and descriptions provided in our website / social media pages are to be used as a guide only. Factors such as Australia's varied climatic conditions, seasons and soil type can affect overall growth & appearance.

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