Prunus 'Ukon'

bare root 125cm+ £49.99
available to order from autumn
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Buy Prunus 'Ukon' Japanese flowering cherry: Splendid flowers and foliage

This tree is deciduous so it will lose all its leaves in autumn, then fresh new foliage appears again each spring.

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: tolerates most soils
  • Rate of growth: vigorous
  • Flowering period: April to May
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A vigorous Japanese flowering cherry with bronze new foliage which becomes dark green with age. In mid-spring the tree is laden with clusters of double, yellowish white flowers which open from pink buds. The attractive spreading habit and umbrella-like canopy make this a lovely tree for any garden.

  • Garden care: Plant as soon as conditions allow in soil that is not water-logged or frozen. When planting incorporate lots of well-rotted garden compost in the planting hole and stake and support firmly. Prune in summer to reduce the risk of silver leaf and bacterial canker, cutting back any dead, diseased or crossing branches. Prune in summer to reduce the risk of bacterial canker and silver leaf, which enters through cuts. Late summer pruning is ideal - the tree is still in active growth but has slowed down and is able to repair itself. Check and remove any damaged, diseased, or broken branches.

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