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Prunus 'Kiku-shidare-zakura'
Cheal's Weeping Cherry

Prunus  'Kiku-shidare-zakura'
Prunus  'Kiku-shidare-zakura'
Prunus  'Kiku-shidare-zakura'
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Price: £32.00 Quantity :

Description

Prunus 'Kiku-shidare-zakura' is a popular and elegant, small weeping cherry tree with arching branches which are covered with bright pink, double flowers in spring. The leaves are bronze when they first emerge in spring, turning a dark green later in the year.

A trained, mature plant can look a little like a fountain of trailing branches and bloom when in full flower. Prunus 'Kiku-shidare-zakura' is a lovely small, flowering garden tree.

Supplied Size: 5L/7.5L pots (approx 3 - 4 years old,  125 - 150 cm tall)


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Any fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: April - May.
  • Flower Colour: Pink
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Prunus 'Kiku-shidare-zakura' grows to be a small weeping tree with arching branches once established.
    • Height: up to 4 m (13 ft)
    • Spread: 4 m (13 ft)
  • Notes: The Japanese name of this lovely plant translates to 'Weeping Chrysanthemum Cherry'. Prunus are known for their vigorous root systems and should not be planted over drains or close to house foundations.

 


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