AWARD

PRUNUS 'Shirotae'

Commonly known as Flowering cherry

FLOWERING CHERRIES

(Mount Fuji) - large single or semi-double fragrant white flowers
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    dark-green leaves to 12cm (5in) long, pale green when young, turning orange and red in autumn
  • White
  • Height
    6m (20ft)
  • Spread
    8m (26ft)
  • Tree
    Wide-spreading tree with distinctly horizontal branches. Produces flowers 5cm (2in) across in pendent clusters of 2 or 3
  • 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 'Shirotae'

 
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. 'Mount Fuji'
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, caterpillars, bullfinches. Silver leaf, honey fungus, blossom wilt, bacterial canker.
    Place of origin
    Garden origin.
  • Flower Shape
    Cup-shaped
    Semi-double
    Two rows of petals with conspicuous stamens
    Single
    Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (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
  • Tree Shape
    Rounded to broadly spreading
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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6m (20ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  8m (26ft)
 

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