Prunus Weeping Yoshino Prunus

Prunus

Syn: -x yedoensis 'Shidare Yoshino'

Description: A small tree with steeply pendent branches weeping to the ground. Covered with dense clouds of single white flowers in early spring before the dark green leaves emerge.

History: Introduced in 1916.

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): 3m x 3m

Attributes

  • Tree shape: Weeping
  • Chalk tolerant
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Autumn colour
  • Replacement prune
  • Flowering month: April
  • S Size: Small

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