Prunus sargentii 'Columnaris'
Common name: 
Columnar Sargent Cherry
Pronunciation: 
PROO-nus sar-JEN-te-i
Family: 
Rosaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Deciduous tree, to 35 ft by 15 ft [10 x 4.5 m] not really columnar except when young, narrow, upright, vase-shaped when older.  Fall color orange to orange-red.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 4      Raised at Arnold Arboretum from a seedling of the original P. sargentii introduction.  Named in 1939 and introduced in 1949 (Jacobson, 1996).
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    winter twig, buds