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Japanese flowering cherry
Shirotae

Prunus Shirotae features large single or semi-double fragrant white flowers, and is perhaps the most beautiful of the white-flowered Japanese cherries.
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Growing


Japanese flowering cherry
Shirotae
Gardening skillBeginner
AwardsRHS AGM (current)
Attractive featuresAttractive flowers
Attractive bark
Scented flowers
Growth habitSpreading / Flat-topped
Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
Growth rateAverage
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Identification


Japanese flowering cherry
Shirotae
Flower colourWhite
Flower formSemi-double flower (10-20 petals)
Flowering monthApril
Leaf colourGreen
Leaf colour - autumnOrange / Gold
Leaf/Flower sequenceLeaves appear first
Country of originJapan
Annual cycleDeciduous
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