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Cherry Shirotae / Prunus Serrulata Shirotae 4-5ft, White Semi-Double Flowers

£24.99

Expected release date is 1st Nov 2020

Cherry Shirotae / Prunus Serrulata Shirotae 4-5ft, Pure White, Semi-Double Flowers

 These are BARE ROOTED plants which can be planted from the end of October until April and will be dispatched as soon as the weather turns cold and they become dormant.The dispatch date depends on the Autumn temperature and varies from year to year.


Prunus can be deciduous or evergreen trees or shrubs with showy flowers in spring, and often good autumn foliage colour. Some have edible fruit in autumn, and a few species have ornamental bark.

 

Growing Details:

Common Name: Cherry Shirotae
Genus: Prunus
Species: Serrulata Shirotae
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
Hardiness: Hardy
Soil type: Well-drained/light, Dry
Height: 4-8m
Spread: 4-8m
Flowering period: White in Spring 

 

Description:

Shirotae is a small, spreading deciduous tree with a spreading, flat crown and lovely green young foliage contrasting with fragrant, pure white, semi-double flowers 5cm in width; orange and red autumn colour.

As with all trees from the prunus family, the leaves will start to appear autumnal and slightly shabby from mid-June onwards. This is not a disease, it is just a growth cycle with this type of tree.

 

For the bare root planting instructions, please click here.

 

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  1. Good value 5

    Posted by Unknown on 28th Nov 2019

    Bought five trees which arrived promptly as described, looking healthy, undamaged and with decent moist root systems.

  2. Blossom trees 4

    Posted by John on 5th Apr 2018

    Arrived in good time and we’re well packed, I planted them the same day, and am waiting for spring to arrive and see how they grow. .?