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Cultural Details for Prunus glandulosa 'Alba'

Common Name:
Dwarf White Flowering Almond

Growth Rate:

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Flower Details:
Pure white, single flowers, late April to early May.

Fruit Details:
Fruits are dark pink-red, 0.5" across and rarely produced.

Fall Color:

Bark Details:

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:

Native Habitat:
Central and northern China, Japan. Introduced 1835. Zone 4 to 8.

Other Features:
A spreading, weakly multi-stemmed, straggly shrub, Chief value is in the flower.

Culture and Care:
Roots easily from cuttings.

This plant was blooming:

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
Bed 139

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets.
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database.