Cherry blossom trees are ideal for small gardens. The bees love the flowers. In Japan, flowering cherry trees are considered to be a sign of good luck.
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Prunus ‘Kiku-shidare zakura’
Commonly know as Cheals Weeping Cherry. Very popular small tree with drooping branches wreathed with deep pink, fully double flowers during April. Spring foliage is bronze-green, later turning glossy green. Perfect in small gardens. Height and spread in 20 years 2.5m x 2.5m. Any well drained soil.
Prunus ‘Shirotae’ (Flowering Cherry)
Beautiful, wide-spreading tree with drooping branches that carry single or semi-double fragrant, snow-white flowers in long, drooping clusters during April. Attractive fringed green foliage. Non- evergreen. Height and spread in 20 years 3m x 5m. Any well drained soil will do.
Prunus cerasifera ‘Nigra’ (Purple-leaved Plum)
A very attractive tree with leaves and stems of blackish-purple. Covered with pink flowers in the spring. Decorative from spring to autumn. Dark foliage creates an attractive contrast. Non-evergreen. Height and spread at maturity 10m x 10m Any well drained soil.