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Cherry Tree - Early flowers

Observed: 15th November 2009 By: lst55
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
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Description:

This cherry tree has been flowering since about mid November which seems very early to me! It was newly planted this summer. There was also a bumblebee on it this morning in 4 degree weather!

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Species with which Flowering Cherry (Prunus) interacts

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Prunus...........................

Prunus subhirtella species are early flowering and will bloom during mild spells throughout the winter months. "Autumnalis" is the usual cultivar sold by garden centres and nurseries.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/gardening/3345615/Winter-beauty-Prunus-x-subh...

chris