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botanical name:
Prunus mume 'Beni-chidori'
Prunus mume 'Beni-chidori' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Japanese Apricot
synonyms:  Prunus mume 'Benishidori'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: tree, scented/aromatic
height: 2.50m
width: 2.50m
growth rate:
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
fruit colour: yellow
stem/bark: brown & green
main season: Winter
edible symbol edible
aspect: part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
Upright growing, making a large shrub or small tree. Dark pink single flowers on the bare stems in late winter and early spring. May sometimes produce small round yellow fruits, which are edible but sour and bitter.

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