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Flowering cherry
Nigra

A popular flowering cherry-plum tree, with dark purple leaves and pale pink blossom.
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Flowering cherry
Nigra
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Growing


Flowering cherry
Nigra
Gardening skillBeginner
VigourSlightly large
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Problems


Flowering cherry
Nigra
Disease resistanceGood
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Climate


Flowering cherry
Nigra
Climate typeTemperate climates
Mild damp climates
Warm climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
Cold (< 20C / 67F)
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Identification


Flowering cherry
Nigra
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Flowering monthFebruary
March
Flower colourPink - light
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
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