Prunus cerasifera “Nigra” / Mirobalano nero

Species: Prunus cerasifera Ehrh.
Italian common noun: Mirobalano nero
Synonim: Prunus cerasifera “ Pissardi Nigra”
Variety: “Nigra”
Family: Rosaceae
Natural shapesTrees DeciduosFull sun
Climate resistance: + / -20° CClimate resistance: + / -20° C
- Legislative Decree no. 151 - Legislative Decree no. 214

Origin: North America

Botanical characteristics: It is a cultivar with dark purple-red leaves, nearly blackish, which are red when young. It has an abundant blooming of pink-red flowers.

Agronomic and environmental characteristics: It does not need particular soils, including dry ones. It has an high resistance to drought and air pollution.

Use: It is very decorative for the crown colouring and the abundant flowering. In parks and gardens, including the small one, it is used as ornamental plant in shrub form, in groups, in mixed hedge. It is interestingly used in urban green areas, especially along the avenues and in tight spaces.

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Produzione Note Altezza Circonferenza tronco Diametro/Lato chioma Q.tà  
100-125 cm
125-150 cm
150-175 cm
175-200 cm
200-250 cm
250-300 cm
300-350 cm
6-8 cm
1/2 fusto 6-8 cm
8-10 cm
1/2 fusto 8-10 cm
1/2 fusto
1/2 fusto 12-14 cm
12-14 cm
1/2 fusto 14-16 cm
14-16 cm
1/2 fusto 16-18 cm
16-18 cm
18-20 cm