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Prunus serrulata 'Shirofugen'

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More About Prunus serrulata 'Shirofugen'

  • Broad, spreading, upright, rounded crown
  • Clusters of pink buds, opening to double, fragrant, white to pink flowers
  • Leaves emerge coppery-red, turning dark green in the summer
  • Foliage becomes an orange-red colour in the fall
  • Bloom Time: May to June

Zone:

5

Height:

7-8 m

Spread:

7-8 m

Colour:

Pink
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Shirofugen Flowering Cherry Growing and Maintenance Tips

This beautiful specimen gives a great show of white to pink, carnation-like flowers in the spring before the leaves emerge. A great contrast against a darker backdrop.


Prunus serrulata 'Shirofugen' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Moist to Average
Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Rounded

Foliage Color

Bronze
Green (dark)
Red

Landscape uses

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