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Flowering Cherry Overview
This is a large genus; there are many shrubby species but most are trees. Many species are deciduous and will bloom in the spring; they produce scented 5-petalled, pink or white flowers. The leaves are simple with serrated edges.
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How to propagate Flowering Cherry
You can propagate the deciduous species by seeds in the autumn.
Propagate deciduous hybrids by softwood cuttings in summer. Increase evergreens by semi-ripe cuttings in summer.
Other uses of Flowering Cherry
They are grown mainly for their single, 5 petalled, to double flowers and autumn colour. Suitable for coastal conditions.