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Ukon

Ukon is unusual amongst the Japanese flowering cherry trees for its blossom colour - the very large flowers are a beautiful restrained cream colour with a hint of green.

Ukon grows to a medium size, with a pleasing spreading habit, and always seems to have a graceful presence.

Ukon japanese flowering cherry trees for sale

  • 11-year bare-root tree £24.95
    Large size (3m-5m after 10 years)
  • 22-year pot-grown tree £45.95
    In a 12L pot
    Large size (3m-5m after 10 years)
Next deliveries

Deliveries from September for pot grown and December for bare-rooted (where items shown in stock).


How to grow

Ukon is one of the more adaptable Japanese flowering cherry trees for UK conditions, it is tolerant of a range of soils and hardy.

Ukon characteristics

  • AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Attractive featuresAttractive flowersAttractive tree / plantAutumn foliage colour
  • Growth habitSpreading
  • Height after 10 years3m-5m / 10ft-16ft
  • Flower colourCream
  • Flowering seasonMid-season
  • Flowering monthAprilMay
  • Flower formSemi-double flower (10-20 petals)
  • Leaf colour - autumnMultiple tints
  • Leaf colour - summerGreen
  • PruningLight prune
  • Growth rateAverage
  • Country of originJapan
  • Annual cycleDeciduous
  • WildlifeAttractive to birds

Similar varieties

  • See also Gyoiko
    Prunus
    Gyoiko
    Gyoiko is a pleasing Japanese flowering cherry tree, featuring unusual cream-coloured blossom.

What will it look like?

Illustrative example of a pot-grown tree of this variety as supplied. Approximate girth: 6/8cm. Trees should reach their mature height after about 10 or more years. We may also have 1-year bare-root trees of this variety - they are not shown here.

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.