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Prunus Kiku-shidare-zakura
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Prunus 'Kiku-shidare-zakura'

Description: A very popular small weeping tree with arching branches bearing densely clustered, double pink flowers in spring. Lance-shaped leaves are pale green and slightly bronzed at first. Often wrongly referred to as Prunus ‘Cheals Weeping’ which has a more steeply weeping habit.

History: An old Japanese cultivar known since the end of the 19th century. 'Kiku-shidare-zakura' means ‘Weeping Chrysanthemum Cherry’ in Japanese.

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): 2.5m x 2.5m

General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning
Text Purple Green Foliage
Text Weeping

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
Don't prune Don't prune