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Daikoku

Prunus
Daikoku

Daikoku is a traditional Japanese pink blossom tree, with particularly pretty double flowers.

Viewed close-up the individual petals seem to vary in shade from white to darker pink, which produces a very attractive, almost Impressionist effect when seen from a distance.

Daikoku japanese flowering cherry trees for sale

  • 2-year pot-grown tree £71.95
    In a 12L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
You can now pre-order for next season.

History

It is possible that Daikoku has some relation to another well-known Japanese flowering cherry, Pink Perfection, but it is not as well-known.

Daikoku characteristics

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Attractive featuresAttractive flowers
  • Growth habitUpright
  • Height after 10 years2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
  • PruningLight prune
  • Growth rateAverage
  • Flower colourPink - light
  • Flower formDouble flower (25-50 petals)
  • Flowering monthAprilMay
  • Leaf colourGreen
  • Country of originJapan
  • Annual cycleDeciduous

Similar varieties

  • See also Pink Perfection
    Prunus
    Pink Perfection
    The definitive pink blossom tree, offers a long-lasting display of pink double flowers.

What will it look like?

Illustrative example of a pot-grown tree of this variety as supplied. Approximate girth: 6/8cm. We try to keep all pot-grown trees down to about 1.5m as supplied, but some may be larger. Trees should reach their mature height after about 10 or more years.

Prunus Shogetsu

How to choose a flowering cherry tree

We list more than 70 different flowering cherry trees. Choosing can be difficult! Our article explaining the different characteristics of flowering cherries might help narrow down the selection.