Mayday Tree - Prunus padus commutata

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Vigorous rounded tree leafs out early in spring. Large clusters of fragrant white flowers in early May followed by small black fruit that attracts birds. Dark green foliage turns yellowish red in fall. Great for a large specimen, street or park tree.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Shade Tree
Specimen
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Edible
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
30-40'
Spread: 
20'+
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Fall Colour
Growth Habits: 
Round
Upright
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
Average: 4.3 (15 votes)

Water regularly as needed. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new spring growth. Little pruning is necessary. Prune broken or damaged limbs. 

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