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Flowering Cherry

Prunus jamasakura

Also known as

Almond

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

6a

USDA zone

-23°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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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.

Common problems with Flowering Cherry

How to propagate Flowering Cherry

Seed

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

Cuttings

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.