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Japanese flowering cherry
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
Tai-haku
Gardening skillBeginner
AwardsRHS AGM (current)
RHS AM
Attractive featuresAttractive flowers
Attractive bark
Scented flowers
Growth habitSpreading / Flat-topped
Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
Growth rateFast
Site conditionsOccasional flooding
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Identification


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