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'Akebono',  Prunus x yedoensis 'Akebono'


Masses of large single flowers in Spring opening soft pink and turning white.  Semi horizontal layered branches.  Yellow and orange in fall.  Extensive plantings of this beautiful variety can be found throughout Washington DC.


Special features:  

Masses of soft pink flowers in Spring.  Orange and red Autumn colour.


Tree size* at 10 years:

16 ft tall by 20 ft wide. (Approx 5m x 6m)


*Please note tree sizes are given as an average only.  Variables to growth include, water availabilty, nutrition and site.


Cold Hardiness and Cherries.

All the varieties of cherries we grow are hardy to zone 5.  Please be aware that extremely cold temperatures can damage flower buds and thus winters that fall below -25C cherries may have very few flowers if any. 

'Akebono', Prunus x yedoensis 'Akebono'

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