Prunus  'Shirotae' syn. 'Mt. Fuji'

Prunus  'Shirotae' syn. 'Mt. Fuji'

A vigorous, strongly spreading tree with a spectacular, very early floral display. A popular tree in small gardens where lateral space is adequate and tough enough for use in streets and other public open space plantings.
  • Full Sun
  • Part Sun
  • Open Vase
  • Mulching
Categories: Prunus (flw. Cherry)
  • Genus

    Prunus

  • Species

    serrulata

  • Variety Type

    Ornamental

  • Variety

    Prunus (flw. Cherry)

  • Growth Rate

    Moderate.

  • Foliage

    Mid-green leaves with an extended tip and a distinctive finely serrate margin. Turning attractive yellow to bronzy-reddish and orange in autumn. The new growth is pale green.

  • Bark

    Grey and roughly lenticelled. The young branchlets brown and shiny.

  • Tree Habit

    Broadly vase-shaped and flat-topped with strongly horizontal branching. Also available as a ‘tall’ standard grafted at approximately 1.8 metres.

  • Flowers

    Slightly pink buds opening to white flowers hanging below the branches in pendant clusters in mid-spring. Can be semi-double or double. Mildly fragrant.

  • Height (m)

    4

  • Width (m)

    6