Prunus x 'Shirotae' - established plant with the distinctive spreading habit.
  • Prunus x 'Shirotae' - spring flowers
  • Prunus x 'Shirotae' - established plant with the distinctive spreading habit.

Prunus x 'Shirotae'

£38.00

(Mount Fuji Cherry) 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.

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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!


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil. Tolerates damp but well drained soil. Avoid waterlogged areas.
  • 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.
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How Much Sun
Full Sun
Mature Size
Tree - Small (under 20 ft)
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Damp / Wet
Special Features
Flowering in Spring, Habit - Architectural

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