Prunus ‘Hokusai’ Prunus

Prunus

Description: A vigorous wide spreading tree with young bronze foliage, maturing to bright green, then autumn colours of salmon-brown, orange-red and flame. The branches are hidden in spring by the large clusters of semi-double, pale pink, very fragrant flowers.

History: Introduced into Europe by Von Siebold in about 1866. Named after the famous artist Hokusai Katsushuka. Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

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

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 5m x 4m

Attributes

  • Flowering month: April
  • M Size: Medium
  • Leaf colour: Purple / Green
  • Scented flowers
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Replacement prune

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