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Yamadei flowering cherry

Prunus incisa
A small shrub-like ornamental cherry with clusters of white bell-shaped flowers and orange autumn leaf colours.

Yamadei flowering cherry identification images

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  • Yamadei

USDA identification images for Yamadei

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.

    Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.

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    • Species: Prunus species - Flowering cherry


    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
    • Country of origin: Japan
    • Flower colour: White
    • Leaf colour: Green
    • Flowering month: March
    • Annual cycle: Deciduous
    • Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
    • Leaf colour - young: Green
    • Leaf colour - autumn: Orange / Red
    • Flower size: Medium
    • Leaf/Flower sequence: Flowers appear first


    • Garden type: Small town garden
    • Garden type: Formal garden


    • Gardening skill: Beginner
    • Vigour: Weak growing
    • Attractive features: Attractive flowers
    • Height after 10 years: Up to 1.5m / 5ft
    • Growth rate: Slow
    • Attractive features: Autumn foliage colour
    • Sunlight: Prefers full sun
    • Pruning: Light prune
    • Useful for: Patio containers
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading / Vase
    • Flowering season: Early


    • Cold hardiness (USDA): Zone 7 (-18C)
    • Cold-hardiness: Cold-hardy
    • Cold hardiness (RHS): H6 (to -20C)

    Where to buy trees

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    Where to buy fresh fruit

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