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Pink Flowering Almond

Prunus glandulosa
    11 reviews
Pink Flowering Almond
Pink Flowering Almond
Pink Flowering Almond
Pink Flowering Almond
Pink Flowering Almond
Pink Flowering Almond
Pink Flowering Almond
Pink Flowering Almond
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Pink Flowering Almond

Prunus glandulosa
    11 reviews

Welcome Spring with an Explosion of Double Pink Flowers in a Compact Package!

  • All the impact of a flowering tree in a shrub
  • Attract hummingbirds and butterflies
  • Try a hedge or mass planting for unbelievable drama!
  • Don't have a spot to plant? Plant in a container!
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Product Details

growing zone 5-8 Growing Zones 5-8
Soil Type Well Drained
Sunlight Full, Partial
Drought Tolerance Good
Mature Height 4-5 Feet
Mature Width 3-4 Feet
Growth Rate fast
Fall Color Yellow
Bloom Color Pink
Shipping Restriction AR, AZ, FL

Do you love the dramatic hello spring awe of a flowering cherry or pear, but don't have the space for a tree? The Pink Flowering Almond has all the impact of flowering tree and only takes up a fraction of the space! This dwarf shrub is a must have!

Sitting on your porch on a crisp spring morning enjoying your cup of coffee you watch as your landscape begins to come alive. Butterflies are dancing around the soft, feminine blooms emerging from your Pink Flowering Almond. Spring has sprung and it is more wonderful than ever with a wave of double, lacy, pink blossoms right there for your viewing pleasure.

The branching form of this shrub is unique and beautiful. Many branches grow out the base of the plant, growing up and out similar to a crape myrtle. This natural shape adds drama and a look that keeps this plant interesting even during winter's dormancy.

Don't wait another second! Treat yourself to a touch of beauty with the Dwarf Pink Flowering Almond!

Pink Flowering Almond FAQ

When Should This Tree Be Pruned?

Pruning is not recommended for ornamental cherry trees, but, if needed, prune in winter or early spring to remove any dead, dying, or crowded branches.

How To Plant A Pink Flowering Almond

Plant in hole twice as deep as the rootball and the same width. Water deeply when planting and twice weekly for about 3 months while your new tree is establishing. Backfill the soil and add a 2-3 inch layer of mulch around the tree. Do not allow the mulch to touch the trunk as this increases the chances of pests and disease.

What Are Good Companion Plants For This Flowering Almond Shrub?

Hydrangea, viburnum and weigela pair well with this shrub as border plants in the landscape.

Pink Flowering Almond Care
Plant in full to part sun for ideal flowering. The Flowering Almond is adaptable to just about any soil as long as it drains well. While this shrub is drought tolerant it will do best in soil that is not completely dry. Be sure to water deeply twice a week while your new plant is establishing its roots. Mulching will help protect the roots and keep the soil moist. Keep the mulch a couple inches from the plant to avoid problems with pests and disease. Fertilize with a slow release fertilizer yearly when this shrub begins to come out of dormancy. While there is no pruning requirement for a flowering almond, pruning may be necessary to keep a preferred shape or size. Prune after flowering for best results.
Landscape ideas
The Pink Flowering Almond is lovely as a specimen or focal shrub for a small yard. Add to a mixed bed for a touch of romance and femininity. Planted in mass groupings or a hedge will provide a beautiful blanket of soft, frilly pink that will transform your landscape. Looks amazing on a patio in a container!

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