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botanical name:
Prunus 'Hokusai'
Prunus 'Hokusai' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Flowering Cherry
synonyms:  Prunus 'Uzuzakura', Prunus serrulata 'Uzuzakura', Prunus serrulata 'Hokusai'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 6.00m
width: 8.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: broad headed
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
stem/bark: brown
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Wide spreading deciduous tree with oval deep green leaves, bronze when young and turning orange and red in autumn. Semi-double pale pink flowers in spring.

cultivation:
Any reasonable, well drained soil in sun.
If required, prune in summer.

propagation:
By budding or grafting.

other notes:
Introduced from Japan by Philipp Franz von Siebold in 1866, named after the artist, Hokusai Katsushuka.
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