Prunus × yedoensis 'Ivensii'
Yoshino cherry 'ivensii'
'Ivensii' is a small, vigorous, weeping tree, with an ultimate height and spread of up to 8m, with oval green leaves, 6-12cm long, which turn yellow in the autumn. The main branches are horizontal whilst the long, slender branchlets droop down and are covered in spring with cascades of delicately almond-scented, white flowers up to 2.5cm across
Ultimate height4–8 metres
Time to ultimate height20–50 years
Ultimate spread4–8 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained, Well–drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
- Full sun
South–facing or West–facing or North–facing or East–facing
ExposureExposed or Sheltered
- Native to the UK
- Pendulous weeping
Prunus can be deciduous or evergreen trees or shrubs with showy flowers in spring, and often good autumn foliage colour. Some have edible fruit in autumn, and a few species have ornamental bark
- Name status
How to grow
Grow in any moist but well-drained moderately fertile soil in full sun
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Cottage and informal garden
- Low Maintenance
Pruning group 1. Prune in mid-summer if silver leaf is a problem
May be susceptible to damage from caterpillars, leaf-mining moths and bullfinches
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