Prunus ‘Mikurama-gaeshi’ Prunus

Prunus

Description: A small tree with long ascending, short-spurred branches densely packed with single blush-pink flowers. Young leaves are bronze green, deep green in the summer, then reddish-copper with yellow markings in the autumn.

History: Cultivated in Britain, descends from a plant at Kew which was identified by Wilson as ‘Temari’ on the basis of a specimen sent to him in America.

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): 4m x 3m

Attributes

  • Tree shape: Standard
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Flowering month: April
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Replacement prune

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