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Shizuka - Fragrant Cloud ornamental cherry trees

Prunus
Shizuka - Fragrant Cloud has received the RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Flowering month: May
  • Blossom colour: White
  • Awards: RHS AGM (current) 2012
A Japanese flowering cherry with large fragrant bright white blossom, and strong autumn colours.

Shizuka - Fragrant Cloud ornamental cherry trees for sale

Pot-grown

All pot-grown trees are suitable for planting out in the garden, some are suitable for growing in containers.

  • PG12-year 12L pot-grown tree Semi-vigorous rootstock £71.50
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years)

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree Semi-vigorous rootstock £46.50
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years)
Pre-ordering

You can pre-order now, deliveries start in September.

Delivery charges

Delivery for a single tree starts at £9.95. It is calculated when you add trees to your basket, based on your postcode.

Shizuka, or Fragrant Cloud, is a Japanese blossom tree which bears large clusters of bright white semi-double flowers.

Unusually for a flowering cherry the flowers have an enchanting fragrance.

In late autumn the leaves develop golden orange colours.

Shizuka grows quickly into a fairly large and impressive tree, with an upright spreading habit.

 

History

Prunus Shizuka is one of the Matsumae collection of Japanese flowering cherries, developed in the 1960s by Masatoshi Asari. It is also known as Matsumae-Shizuka, and sometimes as Prunus 'Fragrant Cloud' (which is an approximate translation of the Japanese word shizuka).

Shizuka - Fragrant Cloud characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillAverage

Identification

  • Country of originJapan
  • Period of origin1950 - 1999
  • Flowering monthMay
  • Blossom colourWhite
  • AwardsRHS AGM (current)