Colin Mills, compiler of the Hortus Camdenensis, died in late November 2012 after a short illness. As he always considered the Hortus his legacy, it is his family's intention to keep the site running in perpetuity. It will not, however, be updated in the near future.

Prunus avium ‘De Prusse’

A cultivar of Prunus avium L. Probably the cherry ‘De Prusse’ listed by Don as ‘not so well known’, but not described.

Horticultural & Botanical History

I have found no additional information on this cherry.

History at Camden Park

Listed in an Addendum to the 1857 catalogue only [Cherry no.15/1857].


Published Apr 22, 2010 - 05:46 PM | Last updated Jul 23, 2011 - 04:33 PM

Family Rosaceae
Region of origin

Garden origin, unknown

Common Name

Probably a Dessert Cherry

Name in the Camden Park Record


Confidence level low