European birdcherry (Prunus padus `Berg Redleaf`)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 3
Mature Height Mature Height
15 to 20 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
to 20 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Moderate
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Moist soil, well drained
Fall Color Fall Color
Attractive
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
Yes
Flower Flower
Ornamental
Fruit Fruit
Ornamental
Evergreen Evergreen
No
Native to WI Native to WI
No
Additional Information Additional Information
broadly upright to oval form; 15-20’ tall; 20’ wide; green leaves turn dark reddish-purple; susceptible to a number of insects and diseases especially black knot and eastern tent caterpillar

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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