Prunus ‘Tai-haku’ Prunus

Prunus

Great White Cherry

Description: A medium-sized deciduous tree with a broad spreading crown, mid-green leaves in summer, then vibrant yellow and orange in the autumn. The flowers are very large, single, ice white and stunning when seen against copper coloured young foliage.

History: Re-introduced from the UK to Japan in 1932 by Collingwood Ingram. 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 5m

Attributes

  • Leaf colour: Purple / Green
  • Growth rate: Fast
  • Tree shape: Spreading
  • Leaf colour: Purple Green
  • Scented flowers
  • Chalk tolerant
  • M Size: Medium
  • Flowering month: April
  • Attractive bark
  • Do not prune

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