Prunus cerasoides D. Don syn. Prunus puddum Roxb. ex Brandis non Miq.
Plains and Hills, INDIA
Seed Collection period
Evergreen, Ornamental, fruit, medicinal
Seed Counts per KG
Plant Average Height
Prunus cerasoides a middle sized or large tree indigenous to the temperate Himalayan region, extending from kashmir to Bhutan and in Aka and Khasi hills in Assam and in Manipur at altitudes of 900-2300m. The plant attains a height of 15-30mt. Bark smooth, brown, peeling off in horizontal strips exposing a shining copper-coloured surface; leaves variable in length and breadth, doubly serrare; flowers in fascicles or umbels, rose-red to white; drupes ovoid, c 1.25cm long, yellow or reddish.