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Prunus × yedoensis Yoshino Cherry / 'Somei-yoshino' Flowering Cherry 3ft Tall

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Prunus × yedoensis Yoshino Cherry / 'Somei-yoshino' Flowering Cherry 3ft Tall in 1.5L Pot

 

Prunus x yedoensis is a small, deciduous tree that at maturity grows to be 5 to 12 metres. Is is is a small deciduous tree with broad-spreading branches and ovate leaves green when young. Flowers single, fragrant, white or tinged pink. 

Growing Details:

Common Name: Yoshino Cherry
Genus: Prunus
Species: yedoensis
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
Hardiness: Hardy
Soil type: Well-drained/loam, sand, clay, chalk
Height: 8m
Spread: 5m

Description:

The flowers emerge before the leaves in early spring; they are fragrant, 3 to 3.5 centimetres (1.2–1.4 in) in diameter, with five white or pale pink petals. The flowers grow in clusters of five or six together. Because of its fragrant, light pink flowers, manageable size, and elegant shape, the Yoshino cherry is often used as an ornamental tree.

 

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.

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