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Prunus Ukon
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Prunus 'Ukon'

Description: A vigorous, rounded medium size tree with a rather spreading crown, bronze young foliage, green in summer, then red-brown autumn colour. Very unusual semi-double pale yellow or sulphur flowers in spring. A beautiful cherry with similarities to Prunus ‘Gyoikõ’.

History: Introduced about 1905. 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 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
Flowering month - April Flowering month - April
Chalk tolerant Chalk tolerant
Clay tolerant Clay tolerant
Replacement prune Replacement prune