AWARD

PRUNUS 'Shirofugen'

Commonly known as Flowering cherry

FLOWERING CHERRIES

Pink in bud, changing to blush white, double
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    Dark-green leaves to 12cm (4¾in) long, bronze-red when young, turning orange-red in autumn
  • White
  • Height
    8m (26ft)
  • Spread
    10m (33ft)
  • Tree
    Wide-spreading tree. Produces clusters of 3-5 flowers 5cm (2in) across from pink buds. Flowers turn pink before they fall
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun

PRUNUS 'Shirofugen'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
H/Std £65.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon 10 to 15 Litre
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Syn. P. 'Fugenzo'
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, caterpillars, bullfinches. Silver leaf, honey fungus, blossom wilt, bacterial canker.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin.
  • Flower Shape
    Double
    Multi rows of petals, no stamen showing
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Oblong
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 1
    Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
    Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
    When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.

    RHS group 1
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Moderately fertile
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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