50 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
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Japanese Flowering Cherry 'Amanogawa' Overview
Prunus 'Amanogawa' is an ornamental Japanese flowering cherry that has a fastigiate habit making it a useful tree for smaller locations. In spring it produces pale pink semi double flowers that have a slight fragrance.
Common problems with Japanese Flowering Cherry 'Amanogawa'
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 'Amanogawa'
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Japanese Flowering Cherry 'Amanogawa'
Chip buds onto the desired rootstock.
Take softwood cuttings in summer and provide bottom heat until they have established.
You can propagate the deciduous species by seeds in the autumn.
Special features of Japanese Flowering Cherry 'Amanogawa'
This trees leaves turn orange and red in autumn before falling.
Other uses of Japanese Flowering Cherry 'Amanogawa'
A low maintenance tree that requires little care suits being grown in urban settings as well as informal cottage gardens.