Prunus can be deciduous or evergreen trees or shrubs with showy flowers in spring, and often good autumn foliage colour. Some have edible fruit in autumn, and a few species have ornamental bark. ‘Kiku-shidare-zakura’ is a small deciduous tree, the branches arching from the trunk. Leaves bronze when young, later glossy green. Flowers fully double, rich pink, to 3.5cm wide, in late spring. Prefers a sunny position and moist but well-drained soils. Will not tolerate wet soils (especially during the winter months). Ideal tree for the small to medium sized garden. Ultimate height 8-12ft will spread to the same dimensions.
Single plant – 15 litre pot – Height now approx. 6ft