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botanical name:
Prunus 'Shirofugen'
Prunus 'Shirofugen' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Japanese Flowering Cherry
synonyms:  Prunus 'Fugenzo'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 8.00m
width: 10.00m
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:
Strong growing, wide spreading deciduous tree producing abundant clusters of fragrant, double white flowers which open from pink buds and become purplish-pink as they fade. Long flowering period, late in spring. The young leaves are copper coloured, becoming green with maturity and turning orange-red in autumn.

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

propagation:
By budding or grafting.

usage:
Excellent cultivar for general planting in parks and urban spaces.

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