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Terute-beni

Terute-beni flowering peach

Terute-beni (also known as Terute Red) is an unusual ornamental flowering peach.  The main attraction of this tree is the stunning deep dusky red semi-double blossom, usually arriving in early spring in the UK.

Terute-beni grows with a compact upright form. It can be grown alongside its sister trees, since they all have a similar form, but different blossom colours.

Although grown purely for its ornamental appeal, Terute-beni will sometimes produce a small crop of small peaches.

Terute-beni is a good choice if you are looking for a flowering cherry but would like to try something different (and with a darker red blossom).

Terute-beni flowering peach trees for sale

  • 2-year pot-grown tree £49.95
    In a 12L pot
    Large size (3m-5m after 10 years)
Next deliveries

Deliveries from 26th October for pot grown and December for bare-rooted (where items shown in stock).


History

Although relatively unknown in Western Europe, in China and Japan flowering peach trees have been popular for thousands of years.

Terute-beni characteristics

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Attractive featuresAttractive flowers
  • Growth habitColumnar / Fastigiate
  • SunlightPrefers full sun
  • PruningLight prune
  • Flower colourRed - dark
  • Flower formSemi-double flower (10-20 petals)
  • Flowering monthFebruary
  • Leaf colourGreen
  • Country of originJapan
  • Annual cycleDeciduous

Similar varieties

  • See also Beni-chidori
    Prunus mume
    Beni-chidori
    This form of the flowering apricot has scented pink blossom which appears early in the spring.
  • See also Terute-momo
    Prunus persica
    Terute-momo
    Terute-momo is an ornamental flowering peach, featuring light pink semi-double flowers in early spring.
  • See also Terute-shiro
    Prunus persica
    Terute-shiro
    Terute-shiro is an ornamental flowering peach, featuring solid white semi-double flowers in early spring.