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Prunus serrulata ‘Tai Haku’

Great White Cherry


Boasting the largest flower of any ornamental cherry, these single white blooms can be 6 cm across! Borne in profusion in mid-Spring, the petal tips have a distinct notch and a faint scent.


Strong widely spreading habit. New foliage is copper-coloured and contrasts beautifully with the white blossom. Leaves are large and dark green through Summer, turning yellow in Autumn.


Tree Size: 4 m high and 6 m wide (at 20 years)


Tree Care: For best results plant in full sun in fertile, free draining soil, preferably a friable loam with good aeration.


If the soil is free draining, dig a hole twice the size of the root ball, plant the tree so the top of the root ball is level with the soil line and back fill with a soil and compost mixture. If the soil is not free draining, plant the tree in a raised mound of soil and compost mix, to prevent water logging.


Water in well at planting, and water regularly, especially in dry spells. Cherries are shallow rooted and young trees will benefit from being mulched. Apply mulch in a ring around the tree base, keeping clear of the trunk.

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