Prunus ‘Accolade’ (d)

  • Other common names cherry ‘Accolade’
  • Family Rosaceae
  • Genus Prunus can be deciduous or evergreen trees or shrubs with showy flowers in spring, and often good autumn foliage colour. Some have edible fruit in autumn, and a few species have ornamental bark
  • Details ‘Accolade’ is a small deciduous tree of spreading habit, with ovate leaves turning orange and red in autumn. Flowers to 4cm in width, semi-double, opening light pink from deeper buds


How to grow

Cultivation Grow in moderately fertile soil in full sun

Propagation Propagate by chip budding or grafting, although softwood cuttings in early summer with bottom heat can be successful

Suggested planting locations and garden types Low Maintenance

How to care

Pruning Pruning group 1. Prune in mid-summer if silver leaf is a problem

Pests May get caterpillars, leaf-mining moths and bullfinches

Diseases May be affected by silver leaf, bacterial canker and blossom wilt