Shimidsu Sakura Flowering Cherry – Double White
Prunus ‘Shimidsu Sakura’
*height & width at maturity
FORM: Horizontal, wide spreading.
GROWTH RATE: Moderate
FOLIAGE: Green leaves which are pale copper when young. Autumn colour displays coppery-orange.
FLOWERS: Light pink buds opening to double white flowers blossoming in mid to late spring.
DESCRIPTION: A small, late-flowering cherry with masses of pink to white double flowers hanging from wide, horizontal branches. Attractive as a feature tree where there is room to reach its spreading potential.
LANDSCAPE USES: Excellent flowering tree suitable for gardens where lateral space is adequate
TOLERANCES: Quite adaptable to a varied site conditions, but prefers moist, well drained fertile soils and a position receiving full sun to part-shade. Flowers best in full sun.
TREE CARE: Plant in full sun in a well drained and well worked soil. Take care to plant the bud union above the soil level. Water in well and keep soil moist until tree is established. Fertilize when planting and again after new growth appears. Prune tree when planting to encourage new growth.