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Other common names
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
'Ichiyo' is a small deciduous tree of spreading habit, with ascending main branches and light bronze-green young foliage; flowers double, shell-pink, rounded, borne in pendulous long-stalked clusters in mid spring
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Exposure Sheltered or Exposed
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in any moist but well-drained, moderately fertile soil in full sun
Propagate by greenwood cuttings in early summer, chip budding in summer or grafting in early spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Pruning group 1 in midsummer, so as to reduce the risk of silver leaf
Pests Aphids and caterpillars may be a nuisance
Susceptible to silver leaf, honey fungus, blossom wilt and bacterial canker
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