Accolade Cherry Large Trees

General Info RHS AGM, Wildlife Value
Shade Partial Shade
Area Frost Pockets, Scotland & The North
Soil Alkaline/Chalky, Poor/Dry
Colour Pink (Light)
Type Screening
Ornamental Autumn Colour, Beautiful Bark
Flowering Mar, Apr

Prunus Accolade (Standard)

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SIZES 1-2 3-910+
Half Standard. Bareroot SOLD OUT FOR THE SEASON £54.96SOLD OUT FOR THE SEASON£49.98SOLD OUT FOR THE SEASON£46.98
6/8cm Girth Standard. Bareroot Out of Stock £89.94Out of Stock £74.94Out of Stock £69.96
8/10cm Girth Standard. Bareroot Sold out for the season £124.98Sold out for the season£104.40Sold out for the season£94.44
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OUT OF STOCK

£39.94

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Prunus Accolade: Bareroot Accolade Trees in Standard Sizes

Prunus Accolade, is a petite, pink flowering cherry tree, well suited to a small garden. It blooms heavily in early spring, with rich pink buds opening into variably pink-white, fragrant, fully double flowers. In a mild year, you can see a few flowers appearing in Autumn and Winter before the full show in Spring. Like most cherry trees, the autumn colour is rich and vivid, with plenty of red and orange on display.
A slender tree, with a fairly sparse canopy that doesn't cast much shade, it can reach a height of about 5-8 metres.

Browse our cherry blossom trees or our range of ornamental trees.

Delivery season: Cherry blossom trees are delivered bareroot during late autumn and winter, approximately November-March inclusive.
Choosing a size: Small trees are cheaper, easier to handle and more forgiving of less than ideal aftercare, so they are best for a big planting project. If instant impact is your priority, or if you are only buying a few plants for use in a place where it is convenient to water them well in their first year, then you may as well use bigger ones. All our bareroot trees are measured by their height in centimetres above the ground (the roots aren't measured).

Features:

  • Height: To 5-8m
  • Soil: Any well drained
  • Use: Small gardens, specimen
  • Soft pink, fragrant flowers in March-April
  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Bareroot delivery only: November-March

Growing Accolade Cherries

It will grow on most well drained soils, preferably rich ones, and although it is a hardy tree, we recommend planting it in sheltered, sunny places, where it will flower best.

Did You Know?

It was bred from Prunus sargentii and Prunus x subhirtella around 1950 by Knap Hill Nurseries in Woking.
It has won several awards from the RHS, including an Award of Garden Merit for being attractive & easy to grow.

Standard trees are measured by their girth in centimetres 1 metre above ground level: their trunk's waist measurement. Unlike sapling trees and hedge plants, standards aren't measured by their height, which will vary quite a bit both between and within species.
So, a 6/8cm standard tree has a trunk with a circumference of 6-8cm and an 8/10 standard has a trunk 8-10cm around. This measurement makes no difference to the tree's final height.
On average, standard trees are 2-3.5 metres tall when they arrive, but we cannot tell you precisely how tall your trees will be before we deliver them.

  • Small Box

    Small boxes

    (Orders containing seedlings or rooted cuttings)

    £7.20

    including VAT per order

  • Small box

    (All barerooted plants under 1.2 metres in height. Please note: all trees are charged at the trees and hedging rate.)

    £11.40

    including VAT per order

  • Medium box

    (Any pots up to
    and incl. 7.5L)

    £15.00

    including VAT per order

  • Trees & Hedging

    (For all orders of trees of any size, and all bareroot plants 1.2 metres and over in height)

    £19.80

    including VAT per order

  • Pallets

    (For all orders of root balls,
    and large orders, a pallet
    price will be automatically
    applied at checkout)

    £75.00

    including VAT per order

*Delivery to mainland Britain & the Isle of Wight ONLY. Surcharges to the Isle of Wight and some areas of Scotland apply.


Bareroot planting is best done between November and April
Bareroot and potted - what's the difference?

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