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Yoshino Cherry (Prunus x yedonensis)

Yoshino Cherry

Yoshino Cherry

This is the tree planted at the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C. When in bloom the effect is spectacular, beautiful when planted, in groups or, as a single specimen. Varieties listed below.

Size: 25 to 30 feet high and wide

Shape: Rounded horizontal

Flowers: Slightly fragrant pale pink blooms that fade to white in spring

Fall Color: Yellow

Rate of Growth: Medium

Other Attributes: Moderately drought tolerant once established

Growing Conditions: Plant in full sun in average, well-drained soil.

Other / Related Varieties:

Afterglow Yoshino Cherry (P. x yedoensis 'Afterglow')* A handsome pink-flowered form, that does not fade to white. It has an upright-spreading habit growing 20 to 25 feet high and wide, has a yellow fall color.

Akebono Yoshino Cherry (P. x yedoensis 'Akebono' (Daybreak))* Has soft pink flowers fading to white. Forms a rounded, spreading tree growing 20 to 25 feet high and wide, has a yellow fall color.

*Prices on these two varieties may vary, depending upon availability.

Prices vary according to size, variety, and availability.


Please Note: Trees cannot be shipped outside of the DC/Baltimore Metropolitan areas. Tree prices and sizes are subject to change.

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