Prunus x yedoensis DAYBREAK ('Akebono')
Description: A graceful, early flowering tree with upright, spreading branches bearing soft pink, semi-double, fragrant flowers. The dark green leaves change bright yellow in autumn.
History: Introduced about 1925 by the W.B. Clarke Nursery in San Jose, California.
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