Prunus incisa Oshidori Princesse

  • Flowering month: March
  • Flower colour: White
  • Flower size: Medium
  • Flower form: Double flower (25-50 petals)
  • Height 10 years: 1.5m-2.5m / 5ft-8ft
  • Growth habit: Spreading

Oshidori is one of the best forms of the small ornamental cherry species Prunus incisa. Whereas most forms of this species have pretty single flowers, Oshidori features true double flowers. These are bright white with pink centres.

The deeply incised leaves (characteristic of Prunus incisa) take on orange colours in the autumn.

Oshidori Princesse trees for sale

Item
Height in 10 years
Price inc. VAT
Quantity
2-year top-worked (45cm) Oshidori Princesse tree - in a 11.5L pot
1.5m-2.5m tall after 10 years
£46.95
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How to grow

Oshidori can be lightly pruned after flowering to help maintain the form.

It is slow-growing, cold-hardy, and well-suited to small spaces, or growing in a large patio planter.

Oshidori Princesse characteristics

Growing

  • Attractive features: Attractive flowers Autumn foliage colour
  • Height 10 years: 1.5m-2.5m / 5ft-8ft
  • Growth habit: Spreading
  • Growth rate: Slow
  • Sunlight: Prefers full sun
  • Useful for: Patio growing
  • Blossom duration: Average (2-3 weeks)
  • Hardiness rating (RHS): H6 (to -20C)
  • Pruning: Prune after flowering
  • Gardening skill: Suitable for beginners

Identification

  • Country of origin: Japan
  • Flowering month: March
  • Flowering season: Mid-season
  • Flower colour: White
  • Flower form: Double flower (25-50 petals)
  • Flower size: Medium
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Leaf colour - young: Green
  • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Red
  • Annual cycle: Deciduous
  • Awards: RHS Award of Garden Merit

Similar varieties

  • See also Kojo-no-mai
    Prunus incisa
    Kojo-no-mai
    An excellent small compact blossom tree, featuring a mass of small white flowers, and good autumn colours.
  • See also Mikinori
    Prunus incisa
    Mikinori
    Mikinori is a classic early-flowering Fuji cherry tree, with red autumn leaf colours.
  • Prunus incisa
    Praecox
    A small and hardy winter-flowering cherry, ideal for winter colour and small gardens.

How to choose a flowering cherry tree

We have a very wide range of flowering cherry trees. Choosing can be difficult! Our article explaining the different characteristics of flowering cherries might help narrow down the selection.