Description: A good, small, all season tree for any garden. Compact in habit with ascending branches clothed in pale, shell-pink flowers in late March. Bronze-red leaves in the spring with tints of purple-red in the autumn.
History: A cross between P. ‘Beni Higan Sakura’ and P. x yedoensis. Raised by Waterer Sons and Crisp in England in 1939. 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): 3m x 2m