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Japanese flowering cherry trees

A sub-group of flowering cherries, originating from Japan, noted for their exceptional blossom displays.

  • Amanogawa

    Amanogawa japanese flowering cherry
    Best seller
    A popular columnar flowering cherry, also known as the Flagpole Cherry.
    £71.95buy
    • Flowering month: May
    • Flower colour: Pink - light
    • Flower form: Semi-double flower (10-20 petals)
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Columnar / Fastigiate
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Red
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Awards: RHS AM
    Prunus
  • Asano

    Best seller
    Prunus Asano is a compact Japanese flowering cherry, notable for its intense deep pink blossom, featuring up to 100 petals per flower.
    £71.95 - £74.95buy
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flowering month: May
    • Flower form: Chrysanthemum flower (100+ petals)
    • Flower colour: Pink - dark
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading / Vase
    Prunus
  • Beni-yutaka

    Beni-yutaka japanese flowering cherry
    Best seller
    Beni-yutaka is a pink blossom tree, which also features attractive red autumnal leaves.
    £46.50 - £71.95buy
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flower form: Semi-double flower (10-20 petals)
    • Flower colour: Pink - dark
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Red
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    Prunus
  • Candy Floss

    Candy Floss japanese flowering cherry
    A Japanese flowering cherry, notable for its large pink double flowers.
    £46.50 - £71.95buy
    • Flowering month: May
    • Flower form: Double flower (25-50 petals)
    • Flower colour: Pink
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading / Vase
    Prunus
  • Chocolate Ice

    Chocolate Ice japanese flowering cherry
    Named after the copper-brown colour of the young leaves which contrast with the large white flowers.
    £46.50 - £71.95buy
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
    • Flower colour: White
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading / Vase
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Gold
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    Prunus
  • Columnaris

    Columnaris japanese flowering cherry
    A more erect form of Sargent's cherry, and with more dramatic autumn colours.
    £71.95buy
    • Flowering month: March
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
    • Flower colour: Pink
    • Height after 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Red
    Prunus sargentii
  • Daikoku

    Daikoku japanese flowering cherry
    Daikoku is one of the less well-known Japanese blossom trees, but features pretty pink - white blossom.
    £71.95buy
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flowering month: May
    • Flower form: Double flower (25-50 petals)
    • Flower colour: Pink - light
    • Height after 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
    • Growth habit: Upright
    Prunus
  • Fugenzo

    Fugenzo japanese flowering cherry
    A traditional double-flowered Japanese flowering cherry, also known as Kofugen.
    £46.50 - £71.95buy
    • Flowering month: May
    • Flower form: Double flower (25-50 petals)
    • Flower colour: Pink - light
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Spreading / Flat-topped
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Multiple tints
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    Prunus
  • Gyoiko

    Gyoiko japanese flowering cherry
    Gyoiko is a pleasing Japanese flowering cherry tree, featuring unusual cream-coloured blossom.
    £71.95buy
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flowering month: May
    • Flower colour: Cream
    • Flower form: Semi-double flower (10-20 petals)
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading / Vase
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Multiple tints
    Prunus
  • Hanagasa Pink Parasol

    Hanagasa Pink Parasol japanese flowering cherry
    Best seller
    A modern Japanese flowering cherry, also known as Pink Parasol, which features large double-flower pink blossom.
    £71.95buy
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flower form: Double flower (25-50 petals)
    • Flower colour: Pink - light
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Spreading / Flat-topped
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Multiple tints
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    Prunus
  • Hokusai

    Hokusai japanese flowering cherry
    Hokusai is a traditional Japanese pink blossom cherry tree.
    £46.50 - £71.95buy
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flower colour: Pink - light
    • Flower form: Semi-double flower (10-20 petals)
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading / Vase
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Multiple tints
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    Prunus
  • Horinji

    Horinji japanese flowering cherry
    A small upright flowering cherry tree with large pink-tinted white blossom.
    £71.95buy
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flower colour: White
    • Flower form: Semi-double flower (10-20 petals)
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading / Vase
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Green
    Prunus
  • Ichiyo

    Ichiyo japanese flowering cherry
    An attractive medium-sized Japanese cherry blossom tree, with classic double shell pink flowers.
    £71.95buy
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flower form: Double flower (25-50 petals)
    • Flower colour: Pink - light
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading / Vase
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Red
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    Prunus
  • Kanzan

    Kanzan japanese flowering cherry
    Kanzan (or Kwanzan) is one of the most popular Japanese flowering cherries, well-suited to the UK climate.
    £46.50 - £71.95buy
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flower form: Double flower (25-50 petals)
    • Flower colour: Pink - dark
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Upright
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Red
    • Awards: RHS AM
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    Prunus
  • Kiku-shidare-zakura

    Kiku-shidare-zakura japanese flowering cherry
    Best seller
    This is the classic Japanese weeping pink cherry blossom tree (sometimes known as Cheal's Weeping Cherry).
    £46.50 - £77.00buy
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flower colour: Pink
    • Flower form: Chrysanthemum flower (100+ petals)
    • Height after 10 years: 1.5m-2.5m / 5ft-8ft
    • Growth habit: Weeping
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Multiple tints
    • Awards: RHS AGM (former)
    • Awards: RHS AM
    Prunus
  • Little Pink Perfection

    Little Pink Perfection japanese flowering cherry
    Best seller
    Little Pink Perfection is a dwarf form of Pink Perfection, ideal for patio containers and small spaces.
    £73.50buy
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flowering month: May
    • Flower form: Double flower (25-50 petals)
    • Flower colour: Pink
    • Height after 10 years: Up to 1.5m / 5ft
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading / Vase
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Red
    Prunus
  • Pink Perfection

    Pink Perfection japanese flowering cherry
    Best seller
    The definitive pink blossom tree, offers a long-lasting display of pink double flowers.
    £46.50 - £71.95buy
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flowering month: May
    • Flower form: Double flower (25-50 petals)
    • Flower colour: Pink
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading / Vase
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Red
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    Prunus
  • Prunus sargentii

    Prunus sargentii japanese flowering cherry
    Sargent's Cherry is an impressive ornamental cherry, scoring highly for blossom, autumn colour, and its attractive form.
    £46.50 - £71.95buy
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flower colour: Pink
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading / Vase
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Multiple tints
    • Awards: RHS AM
    • Awards: RHS AGM (former)
    Prunus sargentii
  • Shirofugen

    Shirofugen japanese flowering cherry
    Shirofugen is a traditional Japanese flowering cherry with large double-white flowers, also known as Fugenzo.
    £46.50 - £71.95buy
    • Flowering month: May
    • Flower colour: White
    • Flower form: Double flower (25-50 petals)
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Spreading / Flat-topped
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Multiple tints
    Prunus serrulata
  • Shirotae

    Shirotae japanese flowering cherry
    Best seller
    Prunus Shirotae features large single or semi-double fragrant white flowers, and is perhaps the most beautiful of the white-flowered Japanese cherries.
    £71.95buy
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flower form: Semi-double flower (10-20 petals)
    • Flower colour: White
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Spreading / Flat-topped
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Gold
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    Prunus
  • Shizuka - Fragrant Cloud

    Shizuka - Fragrant Cloud japanese flowering cherry
    A Japanese flowering cherry with large fragrant bright white blossom, and strong autumn colours.
    £46.50 - £71.95buy
    • Flowering month: May
    • Flower form: Semi-double flower (10-20 petals)
    • Flower colour: White
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading / Vase
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Gold
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    Prunus
  • Shogetsu - Blushing Bride

    Shogetsu - Blushing Bride japanese flowering cherry
    Best seller
    One of the loveliest of the white-blossom Japanese flowering cherries.
    £46.50 - £71.95buy
    • Flowering month: May
    • Flower form: Double flower (25-50 petals)
    • Flower colour: White
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Spreading / Flat-topped
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Yellow / Crimson
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    Prunus
  • Sunset Boulevard

    Sunset Boulevard japanese flowering cherry
    A large flowering cherry tree with a distinctive columnar form, and large single white flowers.
    £46.50 - £71.95buy
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flower colour: White
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Columnar / Fastigiate
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Gold
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    Prunus
  • Tai-haku

    Tai-haku japanese flowering cherry
    Best seller
    A traditional Japanese flowering cherry, known as the "Great White Cherry" and notable for its very large single white flowers.
    £46.50 - £71.95buy
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
    • Flower colour: White
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Spreading / Flat-topped
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading / Vase
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Gold
    • Awards: RHS AM
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    Prunus serrulata
  • Ukon

    Ukon japanese flowering cherry
    A very attractive Japanese blossom tree, with unique cream-coloured flowers.
    £46.50 - £71.95buy
    • Flowering month: April
    • Flowering month: May
    • Flower colour: Cream
    • Flower form: Semi-double flower (10-20 petals)
    • Height after 10 years: 3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
    • Growth habit: Spreading / Flat-topped
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Multiple tints
    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    Prunus


How to choose Japanese flowering cherry trees

Flowering cherry trees have been revered in Japan for centuries, and the varieties in this category are ones which originate from Japan or are from species of flowering cherry which are traditionally grown in Japan.