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Prunus yedoensis - Yoshino Cherry

Prunus yedoensis originated in Japan and is a large shrub / small tree of up to 12m tall. It is one of the most planted cherries in Japan and is found in profusion around the Japanese capital Tokyo.

Plant Profile

Name: Prunus yedoensis

Common Name: Yoshino Cherry

Family: Rosaceae

Height: Up to 10 / 12 metres

Width: 7 / 8 metres

Demands: Full Sun in any aspect, exposed or sheltered

Soil: Well drained to moist but well drained sand, chalk, clay or loam

Foliage: Deciduous

Flower: Pink - white

Prunus yedoensis info sheet