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Prunus cerasifera ‘Hollywood’

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Deciduous, Trees, Flowers

PRUNUS

Discussed here are ornamental members of the genus Prunus. Fruit trees belonging to this genus—collectively known as stone fruits—are described under their common names. See Almond; Apricot; Cherry; Peach and Nectarine; Plum (includes Prune); and Plum Hybrids.

Ornamental species and forms can be divided into two categories: evergreen and deciduous. Evergreen types are used chiefly as hedges, screens, shade trees, and street trees. Deciduous flowering trees and shrubs, closely related to the fruit trees mentioned above, are valued for their winter or spring floral display as well as for attractive shape and for foliage form, texture, and sometimes even fall color. Many of these deciduous kinds offer a bonus of edible fruit.

Prunus cerasifera ‘Hollywood’

Upright habit. Leaves are dark green above, red beneath. Grows to 30–40 ft. tall and 25 ft. wide. Single light pink to white flowers. Good-quality red plums, 2–2 1/2 in. wide. Hybrid of P. c. ‘Atropurpurea’ and a Japanese plum.

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