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Prunus x 'Shirotae'
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Prunus x  'Shirotae'
Prunus x  'Shirotae'
Prunus x  'Shirotae'
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Price: £28.00 Quantity :

Description

A truly spectacular small tree, Prunus x 'Shirotae' has distinctive horizontal branches, some eventually arching to the ground, festooned with slightly fragrant, semi-double, large white flowers in spring. The leaves are bright green, turning shades of bronze yellow or orange before falling in autumn.

Prunus x 'Shirotae' grows into an elegant garden tree and is a wonderful sight to behold in April when in full flower!

Supplied Size: 4L or 5L pots (approx three year old plants, 100 - 125 cm tall)


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: April - May.
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Prunus x 'Shirotae' grows to be a small branching tree with a spreading habit once established.
    • Height: up to  6 m (20 ft)
    • Spread: 8 m (26 ft)
  • Notes: Prunus x 'Shirotae' are known for their vigorous root systems and should not be planted over drains or close to house foundations.

Plant Video

The Prunus x 'Shirotae' in our woodland gardens with a superb display of spring flowers (taken in mid April 2011).



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