- Prunus padus or Padus racemosa (latin)
Areas of origin:
Europe, northern Asia as far as Korea and Japan. Adult Dimensions:
Height up to 15 m, width up to 15 m (49,2'). Foliage: Deciduous. Soil Type:
Rich and moist. Hardiness: Hardy to -36°C. Exposure:
Semi-shade to full sun.
The little fragrant white flowers appear after the leaves in
April and May. The drooping branches give an air of elegance to
this little tree. It is planted alone in parks and gardens or
within country hedges. The fruits are little black cherries
when ripe but are not edible.