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Commonly known as Flowering cherry
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Deciduous - oval, toothed, dark green leaves 7-10cm (2¾-4in) long, bronze when young turning orange and yellow in autumn
Height - 6m (20ft)
Spread - 2.5m (8ft)
Tree - small, columnar tree
Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
Additional Features - Good to know - - hybrid between P. incisa (Fuji cherry) and P campanulata (Formosan cherry) further crossed with P. sargentii. Developed by Captain Collingwood (Cherry) Ingram
Place of origin - garden origin
Flower Shape - Saucer-shaped - - to 4cm (1½in) across in clusters of 2-3 before the leaves
Garden Location/Conditions - Suitable for small gardens - Suitable for small gardens
Hardiness - Fully hardy -
Leaf margin - Serrulate - 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
Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile
Wildlife - Bee friendly -
- Long established and widely grown Japanese flowering cherries
- Matsumae cherries
- Flowering cherries with other attributes
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