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Japanese flowering cherry tree
Tai-haku

A traditional Japanese flowering cherry, known as the "Great White Cherry" and notable for its very large single white flowers.
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Growing


Japanese flowering cherry tree
Tai-haku
Attractive featuresAttractive flowers
Attractive bark
Scented flowers
Height 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
Growth habitSpreading
Growth rateFast
VigourSlightly large
Site conditionsOccasional flooding
Useful forOpen spaces
Blossom durationAverage (2-3 weeks)
Hardiness rating (RHS)H6 (to -20C)
Disease resistanceGood
Gardening skillSuitable for beginners
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Identification


Japanese flowering cherry tree
Tai-haku
Country of originJapan
Flowering monthApril
Flowering seasonMid-season
Flower colourWhite
Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
Flower sizeLarge
Leaf/Flower sequenceLeaves appear first
Leaf colourGreen
Leaf colour - youngLight copper
Leaf colour - autumnOrange / Gold
Annual cycleDeciduous
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
RHS Award of Merit
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Using


Japanese flowering cherry tree
Tai-haku
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