PRUNUS ‘Shimidsu Sakura’… lovely spreading White Flowering Cherry

Spreading Flowering Cherry - PRUNUS serrulata 'Shimidsu Sakura' - Nov, Oamaru

Spreading Flowering Cherry – A stunning example above of the PRUNUS ‘Shimidsu Sakura’ – Moonlight Cherry in full bloom, used in a park setting in Oamaru…

The PRUNUS Shimidsu Sakura is one of the smaller growing flowering cherries that can be used as an avenue or statement tree. It flowers producing large clusters of white blooms through Oct/Nov… is one of the later flowering cherries. Has a spreading habit which means it is also an ideal shade tree.


Currently have excellent numbers of this tree available as below:

PRUNUS serrulata 'Shimidsu Sakura' 45lt - Nov

PRUNUS serrulata ‘Shimidsu Sakura’ – Moonlight Cherry 

1.8m Std, 35/45lt container at 2.5m, 40mm calliper

1.8m Std, 80lt container at 3-3.5m, 50mm calliper

PRUNUS serrulata 'Shimidsu Sakura' (blossom) - Nov

Flowering Cherry Fun Facts

  • Cherry blossoms are Japan’s national flower – these pale blooms are a symbol of more than just spring…they stand for renewal and hope.
  • Neither Washington D.C. nor Japan hold the title of “Cherry Blossom Capital of the World.”… instead its Macon, Georgia, USA, which is home to 300,000 cherry blossom trees.
  • Cherry Blossoms make up the best-selling fragrance in the USA… thirty million units of the mixture of cherry blossoms, crisp pears, mimosa petals, and sweet sandalwood are sold each year.