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Flowering cherry tree
Beni-chidori

This form of the Japanese apricot has scented pink blossom which appears early in the spring.
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Growing


Flowering cherry tree
Beni-chidori
Attractive featuresAttractive flowers
Scented flowers
Height 10 years1.5m-2.5m / 5ft-8ft
Growth habitUpright-spreading
Growth rateAverage
VigourSlightly small
Useful forPatio growing
Small spaces
Blossom durationLong
Hardiness rating (RHS)H5 (to -15C)
PruningPrune after flowering
Gardening skillBeginner
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Identification


Flowering cherry tree
Beni-chidori
Country of originChina
Japan
Flowering monthFebruary
Flowering seasonEarly
Flower colourPink - dark
Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
Leaf colourGreen
Leaf colour - autumnOrange / Gold
Annual cycleDeciduous
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
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Using


Flowering cherry tree
Beni-chidori
WildlifeRHS perfect for pollinators
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