Prunus serrulata growing tree of the genus and Prunus also known as Japanese Flowering Cherry, Prunus serrulata perennial deciduous plant used as ornamental plant for the bloom, can use also as bonsai tree, grow in temperate climate and cold area some can grow mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-9.
Leaves color green to red in elliptic shape.
Prunus serrulata flower
Flower color pink or white five petals to multi-petals, the flowers grow in clusters.
Fruit edible size 1-3 cm, color of the fruit: red, the fruit edible but bitter and not recommend eating.
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How to grow Prunus serrulata growing and care:
Chilling hours, if the tree attack in the beginning of the winter needs to collect all the leaves and the fruit from the ground, cut all the infected branches
What is the best way to start growing?
Is it necessary to graft?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Very sensitive to pests and disease
Winter, spring, summer
Pests and diseases:
Aphids, Borer, mite
How to prune:
Weak, dead and thin branches
Size of the plant:
5-10 m, 15-30 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
Pink or white flowers five to multi petals
Thinning the bloom:
Firsts years recommend thinning
Pollination is done by: