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Commonly known as Flowering cherry
DeciduousOval, toothed, dark green leaves 7-10cm (2¾-4in) long, bronze when young turning orange and yellow in autumn
TreeSmall, columnar tree
Hardy - very cold winterHardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowHybrid between P. incisa (Fuji cherry) and P campanulata (Formosan cherry) further crossed with P. sargentii. Developed by Captain Collingwood (Cherry) IngramPlace of originGarden origin
Flower ShapeSaucer-shapedTo 4cm (1½in) across in clusters of 2-3 before the leaves
Garden Location/ConditionsSuitable for small gardens
(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
- Long established and widely grown Japanese flowering cherries
- Matsumae cherries
- Flowering cherries with other attributes
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