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|Mature Height:||40-50 Feet|
|Features:||Pink flowers in spring; very shiny red-brown, "cherry-type" bark; orange red fall color.|
|Culture:||Full sun; needs well-drained soil.|
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In general plants belonging to the genus Prunus are prone to a number of disease and insect problems and also tend to be short-lived. Prunus sargentii is less prone to some of the common problems; it tends to be longer lived (30-50 years).