Prunus 'Okame'

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  • Common Name: Taiwan Cherry
  • Plant Story:

    With an early bloom then other cherries, Prunus 'Okame', features fragrant pink flowers with reddish flower stalks. Leaves turn from bronze red to bright orange in the fall. The reddish brown bark feature horizontal lentils.

  • Type: Tree Deciduous
  • Bloom Season: Spring
  • Flower Color: Pink
  • Planting Zone: 6-8
  • Height: 15-25 ft
  • Spread: 15-20 ft
  • Light Requirements:Full Sun
  • Suggested Uses: Specimen tree or small group
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to:
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:Leaf spot, die back, leaf curl, powdery mildew, root rot, fireblight, aphids, scale, borers, leafhop
  • Form: Upright rounded
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Flowers may be harmed by late spring frost. Best flowering in full sun. Requires little pruning.


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