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31/03/2014 at 16:58

Hi we have this tree growing in the garden (new house) , i`m not sure if its possible to identify without any leaves , does anyone have any idea what it could be


31/03/2014 at 17:02

Could be a Prunus...... flowering cherry.



31/03/2014 at 17:17

I don't know what it is, but from the way it is breaking from the maim stem I think you have a brute there, I think it will be a huge thing in time.  

01/04/2014 at 06:38

I think your right, I'll post another picture once the leaves are out,  thank you 

01/04/2014 at 08:14

Star gaze lily is right, it's a Prunus. The glossy bark of one of the stems indicates it's Prunus serrula. 

It'll grow very wide, if you let it. Should you want to prune it, don't  take out stems that are over 8 cm in diameter, as these will start to rot away quite easily. Prunus' should be pruned in late Summer to prevent Silver Leaf.

01/04/2014 at 14:28

Thanks for the advice, can't wait to see it bloom 

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