Prunus mahaleb

SANTA LUCIA CHERRY TREE

SC00337

It is a shrub up to 3 m in height or more rarely sapling up to 10 m. It does not have thorns on its abundant branches. The flowers are banky and fragrant. It grows in ravines, sickles, feet of rocky cliffs, rock crevices, edges of streams, thorny thickets, hedges and forest clearings of forests such as oak and oak groves, in fresh soils, umboros, limestone. It occurs in central and southern Europe, western Asia and northwestern Africa. In the Peninsula mainly in the north and east.

Aplications

price per gram

0,18 - 0,45

In stock

Quantity Unit Price (per gram)
10 0,45
100 0,24
1,000+ 0,18
x

Technical Information

Planting information:

'-Estratification in moist sand or peat at 4-6º C for 3-4 months before planting in spring.
-Cold stratification at 1º C for 16 weeks. Warm stratification at 20º C for 3 weeks, then cold stratification at 2-7º C for 6 months.
-Stratification at 20°C for 2 weeks, then cold stratification at 3°C for a variable period of 2-6 weeks, then 25°C for another 2 weeks and finally at 3°C for 30 weeks.
-Soaking overnight, followed by wet stratification at 25-30°C for 4-6 days. Move to 2º C in darkness for 11-12 weeks. Slowly increase Tª and light levels.'

Additional information

Leaf Lifespan

Deciduous Leaves

Flower Color

White

Leaf Color

Green

Flowering Season

Early Spring, Late Spring

Sowing Season

Early Spring, Late Winter

Family

Shrubs

Habitat

Wastelands

Plant Lifespan

Perennial

Water Requirements

Medium

Light Requirements

Full Sun

Origin

Iberian Peninsula

Soil Type

Indifferent