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Prunus serrulata 'Kiku-Shidare-Sakura'

More About Prunus serrulata 'Kiku-Shidare-Sakura'

  • Top-grafted tree with gracefully weeping branches
  • Clusters of bright pink double flowers appear before leaves emerge
  • Leaves emerge bronze, turning green by summer
  • Foliage turns various shades of orange and yellow in the fall

Interesting Notes:

In Japanese 'Kiku-shidare-sakura' means 'Weeping Chrysanthemum Cherry'.

Zone:

4

Height:

4-5 m

Spread:

4-5 m

Colour:

Pink
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Cheal's Weeping Cherry Growing and Maintenance Tips

This tree will perform best when planted in full sun and in moist , but not wet loamy, alkaline soils.


Prunus serrulata 'Kiku-Shidare-Sakura' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Habit

Weeping

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Foliage Color

Yellow
Green
Orange

Landscape uses

Specimen

Soil Moisture

Well Drained
Moist to Average

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