Species: Prunus avium L.
Italian common noun: Ciliegio selvatico
Family: Rosaceae
Natural shapesTrees DeciduosFull sunPartial shade
Climate resistance: + / -20° CClimate resistance: + / -20° C

Origin: Europe, Middle East, Caucasus

Botanical characteristics: It is a medium-sized deciduous tree, reaching 20 meters in height. The shape of the crown ranges from oval to round. It has a straight trunk with reddish-brown bark and horizontal stripes and lenticels on it. The leaves are serrated, elongated oval, 6-15 cm long and have a red and yellow stalk. In autumn the leaves turn orange and red. The showy bloom bears five-petalled white flowers in corymbs in March-April. The small fruits are edible, bitter or sweet cherries ranging from pale red to crimson to black.

Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It is frequent in the woods along the hills and Alpine valleys. It grows well on loamy but well-drained soils but can adapt to all types of soil, from acid to alkaline. It has an high resistance to drought.

Use: It is the species from which originated most of the cultivated cherry trees. It is a cultivar used as rootstocks for fruit and wood production. Moreover, it is used to reforest the uncultivated hilly and mountainous areas or can be used singly in gardens and parks as ornamental plant.

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Produzione Note Altezza Circonferenza tronco Diametro/Lato chioma Q.tà  
Vaso 9.9.13 Vaso 9.9.13
Vaso Ø 18 Vaso Ø 18
Vaso Ø 22 Vaso Ø 22
Zolla 200-250 cm
Zolla 250-300 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 300-350 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 350-400 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 400-450 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 450-500 cm
Zolla 6-8 cm
Zolla 8-10 cm
Zolla 12-14 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 14-16 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 16-18 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 18-20 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 20-25 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 25-30 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 30-35 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 35-40 cm
Zolla/Air-Pot/Vaso 40-45 cm