Prunus mahaleb

£2.50

St Lucie cherry. A small European tree, growing to 7 m (23 ft) or more in height; often cultivated as an ornamental for its flowers. The leaves are edible, used as a flavouring; the seed kernels are also apparently edible when cooked. A useful windbreak and erosion control tree, sometimes used as a rootstock for other cherries. The wood is used for pipes and walking sticks. Likes a moist site in full sun; hardy to -20°C. Stratification: WS3+CS26. Number of seeds: 20.

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St Lucie cherry. A small European tree, growing to 7 m (23 ft) or more in height; often cultivated as an ornamental for its flowers. The leaves are edible, used as a flavouring; the seed kernels are also apparently edible when cooked. A useful windbreak and erosion control tree, sometimes used as a rootstock for other cherries. The wood is used for pipes and walking sticks. Likes a moist site in full sun; hardy to -20°C. Stratification: WS3+CS26