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DeciduousOblong to lance-shaped leaves 0.6-3cm (¼-1¼in) long, yellow-green when young, mid-green in summer.
WhiteWhite or pale pink
Medium shrubTypically grow to around 4-6 feet in heightSpreading, rounded shrub. Produces flowers, 1.5cm (½in) across, from light-red buds, borne singly or in pairs.
Hardy - very cold winterHardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
PRUNUS incisa 'Kojo No Mai'
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowWildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects.Pests & DiseasesAphids, caterpillars, bullfinches. Silver leaf, honey fungus, blossom wilt, bacterial canker.Place of originSouth-western Japan
Garden Location/ConditionsPatio / pot plantsSuitable for small gardens
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(see photos above)Oblong (see photos above)
Pruning groupPruning group 1Suitable 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
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soilModerately fertile
WildlifeBee friendlyRabbit Resistant