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Re: Prunus abhirtella "Higan"


Lynda,
I bet you could grow Prunus serrula (not to be confused with P. serrulata).
I fell in love with the bark on this one and attempted to grow it but neIN
was too cold for its hardiness.  I bet it would do well for you as AHS says
zones 6-8, whereas your P. mackii is zones 3-7.
Just take a look at the bark on this baby:

http://snipurl.com/5gv2

Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Lynda Young" <lyoung@grindertaber.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, April 02, 2004 8:51 AM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Prunus abhirtella "Higan"


> Well, while we're dreaming what I wouldn't give to be able to grow
> Prunus 'Maackii'. Oh, that bark!  Unfortunately, I think I'm out of it's
> range.
>
> Lynda
> Zone 7 - West TN
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf Of Donna
> Sent: Friday, April 02, 2004 5:29 AM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Prunus abhirtella "Higan"
>
>
> Sorry Jesse, Don't know a thing about your tree, but thought I would
> throw into the mix a cherry tree I am thinking about buying. Have you
> looked at Prunus serrulata 'Shirofugen'?
>
> Donna
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