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botanical name:
Prunus 'Ojochin'
Prunus 'Ojochin' © Deeproot Plant Base
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common name:  Japanese Flowering Cherry
synonyms:  Prunus serrulata 'Ojochin', Prunus 'Senriko'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 7.00m
width: 7.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: broad headed
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
stem/bark: dark grey
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -25°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Small tree of sturdy growth, with large, rather leathery leaves, which are bronze-brown when young. Profuse clusters of quite large, single, white flowers with a slight pink blush, opening from pink buds. Relatively late flowering.

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

By budding or grafting.

other notes:
'Ojochin' means large lantern.

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