Yoshino or Tokyo Cherry
The PRUNUS yedoensis is one of our most hardy and favourite blossoming cherry, used extensively in street and garden plantings from Southland to Canterbury. It is one of the first cherries in flower, covered in a mass of almond-scented single blush white flowers early spring followed by brilliant orange to red autumn colour. It has a compact vase to spreading form. Excellent street or avenue tree. Hardy, deciduous, grows to 5 x 4m.
Suitable for: Street and avenue planting.
Features: Excellent hardy form, blossoming early spring.
Botanical Name: PRUNUS yedoensis