Tai Haku Flowering Cherry – Single White
Prunus ‘Tai Haku’
*height & width at maturity
FORM: Upright spreading.
GROWTH RATE: Moderate
FOLIAGE: Green leaves with coppery-red new growth. Autumn colour displays golden-orange.
FLOWERS: Very large, single blooms which appear in mid-spring, a beautiful contrast to the young coppery-red foliage. Blossoms are fragrant
DESCRIPTION: A medium sized flowering cherry with masses of single white flowers contracting with the coppery-red young foliage. Attractive as a feature tree.
LANDSCAPE USES: Excellent flowering tree suitable for gardens where sufficient space is available.
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.