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Prunus Kanzan
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Prunus 'Kanzan'

Description: One of the showiest and best known varieties, with densely-double, glowing purple/pink flowers in late April. The spring foliage is coppery-red turning green and then orange in autumn. A strong-growing tree, with an upright, spreading habit.

History: Introduced about 1913, and named after a Chinese mountain. Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit in 2002.

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): 5m x 4m

General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning
Text Purple Green Foliage
Text Bushy

Ornamental attributes

Medium tree size after 10 years Medium tree size after 10 years
Autumn colour Autumn colour
Flowering month - April Flowering month - April
Chalk tolerant Chalk tolerant
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Replacement prune Replacement prune