Prunus ‘Amanogawa’ Prunus

Prunus

The Flagpole Cherry

Description: A distinctive columnar tree with erect branches. The oval leaves are greeny-bronze when young, later dark green, then red-gold in autumn. Dense clusters of fragrant semi-double light pink flowers in late April.

History: Introduced early in the twentieth century. Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit in 1931.

Prunus Growing Tips: Best grown in well-drained soil, in full sun to achieve the best autumn colour. Will tolerate most soil types including chalk, and clay.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 4m x 1m

Attributes

  • Tree shape: Upright
  • Do not prune
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering month: April
  • S Size: Small
  • Scented flowers
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Autumn colour

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