Prunus x yedoensis
- Common Name(s):
- Yoshino cherry
- Afterglow, Akebono, Pink Shell
Excellent fragrant floral display.
Seasons of Interest:
Foliage: Fall, yellow Bloom: Early spring, March-April; Fruit: Summer, black
Insects, Diseases, and Other Plant Problems: This tree is frequently damaged by deer.
- 30-40 ft.
- Cluster of double, pale pink or white flowers in March, April; slightly fragrant; small blackish fruit in summer
- Sun to very light shade; prefers moist, well drained soil but tolerates clay
- Soft rounded habit; arching spread
- 20-50 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- 2.5 to 4.5 in. alternate, simple leaf; yellow to gold fall color
NCCES plant id: 2142