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Prunus Daikoku
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Prunus 'Daikoku'

Description: A small tree with strong ascending branches. Large, double, lilac-pink flowers with a central cluster of small green carpels carried in loose drooping clusters. Leaves that open pale yellowish-green with a bronze flush, mature to dark green then take on orange and red tints in autumn.

History: Introduced from Japan in 1899, originally called ‘Benifugen’.

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

General attributes

Text Green Foliage
Text Traditional

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Flowering month - April Flowering month - April
Chalk tolerant Chalk tolerant
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Replacement prune Replacement prune