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Prunus Tai-haku
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Prunus 'Tai-haku'

Great White Cherry

Description: A medium-sized deciduous tree with a broad spreading crown, mid-green leaves in summer, then vibrant yellow and orange in the autumn. The flowers are very large, single, ice white and stunning when seen against copper coloured young foliage.

History: Re-introduced from the UK to Japan in 1932 by Collingwood Ingram. 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): 5m x 5m

General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning
Text Purple Green Foliage
Text Spreading

Ornamental attributes

Medium tree size after 10 years Medium tree size after 10 years
Fast growth rate Fast growth rate
Attractive bark Attractive bark
Flowering month - April Flowering month - April
Scented flowers Scented flowers
Chalk tolerant Chalk tolerant
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Don't prune Don't prune