Prunus Kiku-shidare-zakura-Tree

£16.99 each

  • Will flower well in full sun
  • Attracts Bees

Flowering cherry tree Prunus Kiku shidare zakura is ideal as a focal point in the garden with its beautiful pink spring blossom and its weeping habit that gives this ornamental cherry tree the common name of Cheal's Weeping Cherry.

This cherry tree is also known as Prunus serrulata Rosea. Clusters of double pink flowers smother the branches, and the young leaves are bronze-tinted in spring before turning green in summer. 

Although flowering cherry trees are related to the edible cherries (they are all members of the prunus family) these ornamental cherry trees are grown for their spring blossom and good autumn colour. Many also have attractive satiny bark, so the trees remain interesting all through the year.

If it is not possible to plant because soil is waterlogged or frozen keep the trees somewhere frost free and airy. Keep the roots just moist by storing them in damp compost or if outside conditions allow, heel the trees in to a patch of bare ground until you’re ready to plant them into their permanent positions. Prune Ornamental Cherries in summer to prevent the risk of silver leaf disease.

Rootstock: Colt

Age of tree at despatch: 2

Height at full growth: 4m/13ft

Most of our trees are delivered as bare rooted specimens with approximate height of: 3.5ft - 5ft / 105cm - 140cm depending on the variety.

In order to ensure a good pollination pick fruit trees from within the same or from adjacent flowering groups.

The vast majority of the trees we ship have been pruned and will appear trimmed.

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Catalogue Number 1150-1187
  • Quantity 1x Bare Root Plant
  • Height Fully Grown: 4m/13ft
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