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Japanese Flowering Cherry 'Accolade'

Prunus 'Accolade'

Also known as

Cherry ornamental

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Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

8m

Max

8m

4m

Min

4m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Japanese Flowering Cherry 'Accolade' Overview

Prunus 'Accolade' is an ornamental cherry tree that in early spring produces dark pink buds that open to reveal semi double pale pink flowers, before it's leaves emerge.

Common problems with Japanese Flowering Cherry 'Accolade'

Can have new buds eaten by Bullfinches. They can be attacked by caterpillars and leaf mining moths. They can also suffer from bacterial canker and blossom wilt.

How to harvest Japanese Flowering Cherry 'Accolade'

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Japanese Flowering Cherry 'Accolade'

Budding

Use chip buds to graft onto Prunus avian root stock.

Cuttings

Take softwood cuttings in early summer and provide bottom heat.

Seed

You can propagate the deciduous species by seeds in the autumn.

Special features of Japanese Flowering Cherry 'Accolade'

Attractive flowers

Autumn colour

This trees leaves turn orange and red in autumn prior to falling.

Other uses of Japanese Flowering Cherry 'Accolade'

This low maintenance tree suits most cottage garden styles and can be grown in large containers or planters while young to give architectural interest to urban or courtyard gardens.