Prunus 'Tai-Haku' Flowering Cherry
The Tai-Haku or Taihaku Japanese Flowering Cherry (Prunus serrulata 'Tai-Haku') has large single white flowers to 6 cm wide, and pink buds from October. The new leaves in spring are a bronze colour, becoming green for summer, then orangey yellow in autumn. It has attractive smooth dark brown bark, and can grow to 5-7 m tall developing a broad crown. It is also known as Prunus serrulata 'Tai Haku', and the Great White Cherry. Awarded the Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit (UK).
• Uses: ornamental tree, shade tree, specimen tree, avenue tree
• Size: 5-7 metres high depending on conditions
• Flowering: from October
• Features: beautiful large white blossom, autumn foliage