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Prunus Amanogawa
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Prunus 'Amanogawa'

The Flagpole Cherry

Description: A distinctive columnar tree with erect branches. The oval leaves are greeny-bronze when young, later dark green, then red-gold in autumn. Dense clusters of fragrant semi-double light pink flowers in late April.

History: Introduced early in the twentieth century. Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit in 1931.

Prunus Growing Tips: Best grown in well-drained soil, in full sun to achieve the best autumn colour. Will tolerate most soil types including chalk, and clay.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 4m x 1m

General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning
Text Green Foliage
Text Fastigiate

Ornamental attributes

Small tree size after 10 years Small tree size after 10 years
Autumn colour Autumn colour
Flowering month - April Flowering month - April
Scented flowers Scented flowers
Chalk tolerant Chalk tolerant
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Don't prune Don't prune