AWARD

PRUNUS incisa 'Kojo No Mai'

Commonly known as Fuji cherry

FRUITING CHERRIES

Masses of small white or pale pink flowers very early in the spring carried on zig zag shoots
Further Reading....

PRUNUS incisa 'Kojo No Mai'

 

 

  • Deciduous
    Oblong to lance-shaped leaves 0.6-3cm (¼-1¼in) long, yellow-green when young, mid-green in summer.
  • White
    White or pale pink
  • Height
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread
    2.5m (8ft)
  • Medium shrub Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Spreading, rounded shrub. Produces flowers, 1.5cm (½in) across, from light-red buds, borne singly or in pairs.
  • 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 - wildlife plant - nectar and pollen for insects.
  • Pests & Diseases
    aphids, caterpillars, bullfinches. Silver leaf, honey fungus, blossom wilt, bacterial canker.
  • Place of origin
    south-western Japan
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Patio / pot plants
  • Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Dentate see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate see photos above
  • Oblong
  • 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
  • Seasonal Interest
    Autumn
  • Spring
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
  • Rabbit Resistant
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Cold weather damage to evergreen plants
Prunus / Fruiting Cherry Trees - Growing Guide
2.5m (8ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2.5m (8ft)
 

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