Kobuku-zakura is an early-flowering white blossom tree, which has particularly dense double flowers. The petals a very pure white colour.
The Japanese word "kobuku" suggests someone who has many children, which reflects the unusual characteristic of this variety to produce several cherries per individual flower. These fruits are not palatable though.
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Kobuku-zakura has some similarity with Autumnalis White, notably its very early spring flowering and occasional tendency to flower during warm spells in late autumn. The flowers are also somewhat similar, although those of Kobuku-zakura have far more petals.
It is also known as Prunus Powder Puff.
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.
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.