A picture of a Japanese Flowering Cherry 'Okamé'

Japanese Flowering Cherry 'Okamé'

Prunus x incam 'Okamé'

Also known as

Cherry 'Okamé'

Photo by AlanGardenMaster (All rights reserved)

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

12m

Max

8m

4m

Min

4m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

More images of Japanese Flowering Cherry 'Okamé'

2015-04-13 10 31 13 Okame Cherry flowers along 5th Street in Ewing, New Jersey
Prunus incamp cv Okame

Japanese Flowering Cherry 'Okamé' Overview

Prunus 'Okamé' is a small, deciduous tree from the Rosaceae family. It forms a round headed crown, producing green young foliage that contrasts attractively with the fragrant, single pink flowers. The foliage displays attractive autumn colouration, turning beautiful shades of brilliant orange and red in the autumn.

Common problems with Japanese Flowering Cherry 'Okamé'

Can be attacked by leaf mining moths, bullfinches and caterpillars. It can also suffer from bacterial canker, blossom wilt & silver leaf.

How to harvest Japanese Flowering Cherry 'Okamé'

Generally not harvested

How to propagate Japanese Flowering Cherry 'Okamé'

Budding

Grafting

Cuttings

Take softwood cuttings in early summer and provide bottom heat.

Special features of Japanese Flowering Cherry 'Okamé'

Attractive flowers

Autumn colour

Other uses of Japanese Flowering Cherry 'Okamé'

This low maintenance tree is often planted as a specimen tree for it's spring & autumn interest.