Prunus ‘Amanogawa’ is the perfect flowering cherry tree for a small garden. Due to its upright (fastigiate) habit, this ornamental cherry tree will fit into most spaces. Prunus ‘Amanogawa’ is grown as a multi-stemmed tree from the base rather than as a single stem with side-shoots.
The softly perfumed, pale pink, double flowers smother the branches in late spring and the leaves turn to shades of orange and red in autumn. Give this tree the sunniest spot in the garden to encourage the best blossom display. Prunus ‘Amanogawa’ has been given the RHS Award of Garden Merit as an excellent garden tree.
Although flowering cherry trees are related to the edible cherries (they are all members of the prunus family) these ornamental cherry trees are grown for their spring blossom and good autumn colour. Many also have attractive satiny bark, so the trees remain interesting all through the year.
Unpack bare root trees immediately and plant as soon as possible after delivery. Do not let the roots dry out! If it is not possible to plant because soil is waterlogged or frozen keep the trees somewhere frost free and airy.
Keep the roots just moist by storing them in damp compost or if outside conditions allow, heel the trees in to a patch of bare ground until you’re ready to plant them into their permanent positions. Your bare root trees will be delivered at the right time for planting.Normally between autumn and early spring, depending on weather conditions. All our ornamental trees are delivered with full planting instructions.
Age of tree at despatch: 2
Height at full growth: 8m/26ft
Most of our trees are delivered as bare rooted specimens with approximate height of: 3.5ft - 5ft / 105cm - 140cm depending on the variety.
In order to ensure a good pollination pick fruit trees from within the same or from adjacent flowering groups.
The vast majority of the trees we ship have been pruned and will appear trimmed.
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How to Guide
Our products are all grown with the utmost care and to high standards of quality. We regularly check our nursery stock to determine exactly when they will be at the optimum time for despatch.
We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.
The delivery period shown on your order confirmation indicates when you can expect to receive your order and we will endeavour to despatch your plants in this period within 7-14 days.
Please note – due to increased courier costs beyond our control, delivery charges to all non-UK Mainland addresses including Scottish Highlands & Islands may be subject to a postage surcharge.
Please call our Customer Service Team on 0344 573 8400 for further information.