Cheal's weeping cherry

Prunus 'Kiku-shidare-zakura'

Cheal's weeping cherry - Prunus  'Kiku-shidare-zakura'

Common Name: Cheal's weeping cherry
Genus: Prunus
Cultivar: 'Kiku-shidare-zakura'

Category: Trees
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 4.00 m (400 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 4.00 m (400 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Pink
Foliage Colour: Bronze, GreenFlowering Period: April & May

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

Weeping branches are covered in pink buds opening to clusters of double pink flowers in mid- to late spring. Young bronze leaves turn glossy green in summer. This magnificent weeping tree is ideal for a small garden, as a specimen in the lawn or by a stream or pool.

  • Garden care: When planting, incorporate lots of well-rotted garden compost in the planting hole and stake firmly. Prune in summer to reduce the risk of silver leaf and bacterial canker. Cut back any dead, diseased or branches which cross to healthy wood.


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