Almond, Flowering/Rose Tea of China
Prunus triloba 'Multiplex'
Category: deciduous shrub Size:
Mature Size: 8 - 10 ' by 8 - 10'
Zone: 3 - 6 Growth Rate: moderate
Elevation (if known): ?
Water: Prefers rich, moist soil.
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Comments: Beautiful double pink flowers. Best grown with a groundcover or mulch and not in a lawn as mower injuries can really harm the plant. Nice green during summer.
Warnings: Sometimes flowers freeze in Alamosa.
Alamosa Tree Board Recommended? no
Street Tree? no Street Tree Conditions:
CO/NM native? no Native to:
Known Locations: 2 plants in Marilyn/Ron Loser garden. A number around town -- early blooming.
Information Sources: Little Valley Wholesale Nursery 2003, Sunset Western Garden Book; S Group of State Foresters