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Damhead Nursery
Damhead Farm
Lothianburn
Midlothian
EH10 7DZ

Details
'Kiku-shidare-zakura' is a small deciduous tree, the branches arching from the trunk. Leaves bronze when young, later glossy green. Flowers fully double, rich pink, to 3.5cm wide, in late spring

Hardiness
H6 - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15)

Aspect

South-facing or North-facing or West-facing or East-facing

Exposure

Exposed or Sheltered

Moisture

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil

Sand, Clay, Chalk, Loam

pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Size
Ultimate height
2.5-4 metres
Ultimate spread
2.5-4 metres
Time to ultimate height
20-50 years
 

How to grow
Cultivation
Grow in moderately fertile soil in full sun
Propagation
Propagate by chip budding or grafting, although softwood cuttings in early summer with bottom heat can be successful
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Architectural City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden

How to care
Pruning
Pruning group 1. Prune in mid-summer if silver leaf is a problem
Pests
May get caterpillars, leaf-mining moths and bullfinches
Diseases
May be affected by silver leaf, bacterial canker and blossom wilt

Prunus 'Kiku-Shidare-Zakura'

£48.00Price
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