20 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
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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'
Take softwood cuttings in early summer and provide bottom heat.
Special features of Japanese Flowering Cherry 'Okamé'
Other uses of Japanese Flowering Cherry 'Okamé'
This low maintenance tree is often planted as a specimen tree for it's spring & autumn interest.