AWARD

PRUNUS 'Matsumae-shizuka'

MATSUMAE FLOWERING CHERRIES

(Fragrant Cloud) - highly scented semi-double white flowers
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    long-pointed, toothed, deep green leaves 17-20cm (6¾-8in) long, paler beneath and emerging coppery-bronze
  • White
  • Height
    10m (33ft)
  • Spread
    6m (20ft)
  • Tree
    Vigorous tree, erect at first, broadening with age. Produces drooping clusters of 4-5 flowers opening to 5-6cm (2-2½in) across developing a pinkish centre with age, with the emerging leaves
  • 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 'Matsumae-shizuka'

 
Estimated availability autumn 2022 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
H/Std £70.00 each 
Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2022
plant size comparison icon 10 to 15 Litre
  • Additional Features
    Pests & Diseases
    Aphids, caterpillars, bullfinches. Silver leaf, honey fungus, blossom wilt, bacterial canker
    Place of origin
    Japan. Garden origin
  • Flower Shape
    Semi-double
    Two rows of petals with conspicuous stamens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Serrulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Elliptic
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (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
    Strongly fragrant
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Moderately fertile
  • Tree Shape
    Broadly columnar
  • Wildlife
    Rabbit Resistant
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10m (33ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  6m (20ft)
 

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