Beanpole Cherry

Prunus ‘Amanogawa’

Beanpole Cherry - Prunus  ‘Amanogawa’

Common Name: Beanpole Cherry
Genus: Prunus
Cultivar: ‘Amanogawa’

Category: Trees
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage, Has fragrant flowers/foliage, Suitable for growing in containers, Has colourful autumn foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 9.00 m (900 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 4.00 m (400 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Pink
Foliage Colour: Bronze, Green, Red, YellowFlowering Period: May

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Prunus ‘Amanogawa’ is an excellent small tree for gardens where space is at a premium.

Because of it’s strikingly upright habit Prunus ‘Amanogawa’ is sometimes referred to as the Beanpole Cherry. Young examples of this tree are very thin but as they mature they do begin to spread out.

Before it drops it’s leaves in autumn, Prunus ‘Amanogawa’ displays good autumn colour in shades of green, red, orange and yellow. Before the leaves unfurl in spring they are bronze coloured. But most gardeners grow Prunus ‘Amanogawa’ for the flower display towards the end of spring. Large groups of semi-double, light pink, scented flowers are produced on the vertical branches and sideshoots. The flowers are saucer-like and 4-5cm in diameter.

Suitable for growing in a large container.

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