Prunus x yedoensis 'Akebono'

Akebono Yoshino Cherry

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Moderate to fast, Upright, spreading to vase-shaped crown
Mature Height - 25'
Mature Width - 25'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Soft pink, single flowers fading to white, late April; showy
Fruit - 0.5-1" diameter, round black fruit, attracts birds
Leaf - Alternate, simple, oval, rounded at base, double serrate, dark green, downy on the midrib and veins below, 2" long to 4"
Fall Color - Yellow
Bark - Reddish brown; slender stems, prominent horizontal lenticels
Other Features - Almost total leaf retention into early November
Possible Use - Specimen, patio plant, buffer strip, container planting
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Prefers acidic, moist, well-drained, moist soil, but is adaptable. Tolerates drought. Zones 5-6
Native Habitat - Japan
Diseases and Insects - Aphids, borers, scale, spider mites, witches broom
Strength -
Weakness -

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