Prunus ‘Kiku shidare-zakura’
Cheal’s weeping cherry
Variety or Cultivar
‘Kiku shidare-zakura’ _ ‘Kiku shidare-zakura’ is a small, weeping, deciduous tree. New leaves are bronze, turning green in summer. In spring, its branches are clothed with bright pink double flowers.
RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Pink in Spring
Bronze, Red in Spring; Dark-green in Summer
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Leaf mining moths , Bullfinches , Caterpillars
Bacterial canker , Blossom wilt , Silver leaf
Softwood cuttings, Budding, Grafting
WHERE TO GROW
Prunus ‘Kiku shidare-zakura’ (Cheal’s weeping cherry) will reach a height of 4.6m and a spread of 4.6m after 10-20 years.
Low Maintenance, Specimen tree, Cottage/Informal
Grown in moderately fertile soil in full sun.
Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
North, South, East, West