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Japanese flowering cherry
Sunset Boulevard

A large flowering cherry tree with a distinctive columnar form, and large single white flowers.


Japanese flowering cherry
Sunset Boulevard
AwardsRHS AGM (current)
Attractive featuresAttractive flowers
Attractive tree / plant
Scented flowers
Growth habitColumnar / Fastigiate
Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
SunlightPrefers full sun
PruningLight prune


Japanese flowering cherry
Sunset Boulevard
Flower colourWhite
Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
Flowering monthApril
Leaf colourGreen
Leaf colour - autumnOrange / Gold
Leaf/Flower sequenceLeaves appear first
Country of originBelgium
Annual cycleDeciduous