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Prunus x yedoensis

Common Name(s):
Yoshino cherry
Cultivar(s):
Afterglow, Akebono, Pink Shell
Category:
Trees
Comment:

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.

 

 

Height:
30-40 ft.
Flower:
Cluster of double, pale pink or white flowers in March, April; slightly fragrant; small blackish fruit in summer
Zones:
5-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to very light shade; prefers moist, well drained soil but tolerates clay
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Soft rounded habit; arching spread
Width:
20-50 ft.
Growth Rate:
Rapid
Leaf:
2.5 to 4.5 in. alternate, simple leaf; yellow to gold fall color
Tags:
showy flowers, cpp, fragrant, deciduous, fall color

NCCES plant id: 2142

Prunus x yedoensis Prunus x yedoensis
F. D. Richards, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Prunus x yedoensis P. x yedoensis bloom detail
Mark Kent, CC-BY-SA-2.0