Prunus cerasifera vesuvius Tree

'Vesuvius' has dark green leaves, and pink flowers, not quite as profuse as 'Nigra'. Prunus cerasifera vesuvius Tree is a rounded, deciduous tree with ovate to obovate leaves. Highly decorative with beautiful foliage. Excellent in Japanese gardens, or just about anywhere you would like an extravagant, showy specimen tree.

Height: 5 metres.

Width: 4 metres.

Growth rate: Moderate.

Form: Upright, becoming rounded with a tidy habit.

Foliage: Prunus cerasifera vesuvius Tree has a dull dark blackish-purple summer foliage, ruby red in colour when new and reddish-purple in autumn. 

Flowers: Prunus cerasifera vesuvius Tree has abundant pink flowers, single or in groups of two to three in dense clusters in late winter to early spring. 

Bark: Blackish-brown. Blackish-red younger branches.

Tolerances: Prunus cerasifera vesuvius Tree tolerates hot sites once established and thrives in a variety of site conditions, but prefers moist, well drained fertile soils and a position receiving full sun.


Order and delivery details

Our standard prices are as follows. Not all products are available in all sizes and there are some products that are charged at a premium rate.

25cm pots - $45 (minimum order 5)

45 litre bags - $230
75 litre bags - $330

Start From
100 litre bags - $450
150 and 200 litre bags - $550

(orders taken all year, RCB Field Grown Trees are dug and delivered in winter) 3m+ with large developed canopy - $450

Images are provided as a guide only to help identify plants.
Please call (03) 5628 1507 to confirm current stock availabilty,
and current plant size.

Transport to Melbourne: Blerick Tree Farm delivers year round to Melbourne Metro via our own transport. Click here to see delivery costs

Transport Interstate: For Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane and Adelaide, we use a third party plant transport company. Interstate transport is quoted per consignment, based on volume & space.

Transport to these locations will be a minimum of $250.

Office hours: Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm.

Nursery Opening Hours: Friday Saturday and Sunday 11am to 3pm

Email Us:
Blerick Tree Farm 
Open 7 days
9am-5pm Mon-Fri, 11am-3pm Sat-Sun

55 McDougal Road, Neerim South VIC 3831
Ph: 03 56281507
Mobile: 0417 535 917