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PRUNUS 'Shirofugen'

Commonly known as Flowering cherry

FLOWERING CHERRIES

Pink in bud, changing to blush white, double
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Available autumn 2020 -
H/Std £55.00 each

Delivery Information Available autumn 2020
plant size comparison icon 10 to 15 Litre
  • Deciduous - oblong, 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
  • 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 -
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
  • Spring
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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