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Horinji

Prunus Horinjii blossom

Horinji is a traditional Japanese flowering cherry tree, notable for its large semi-double white flowers, which have a faint tint of pink.

Horinji japanese flowering cherry trees for sale

  • 11-year bare-root tree £25.95
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
  • 22-year pot-grown tree £49.95
    In a 12L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
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History

Prunus Horinji was brought to western gardens at the start of the 20th century, a period when interest in Japanese flowering cherry trees was fasionable. It is associated with a temple of the same name in Kyoto, and is possibly a very old variety, but it does not seem to have been widely grown in Japan.

Horinji characteristics

  • Attractive featuresAttractive flowersAutumn foliage colour
  • Growth habitUpright-spreading
  • Height after 10 years2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
  • PruningPrune after flowering
  • Growth rateAverage
  • Flower colourWhite
  • Flower formSemi-double flower (10-20 petals)
  • Flowering monthApril
  • Leaf colourGreen
  • Leaf colour - autumnGreen
  • Country of originJapan
  • Annual cycleDeciduous


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.