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Hokusai

  • Flower colour: Pink - light

Hokusai is one of the longest-established Japanese flowering cherry trees found growing in the UK. The blossom is a classic cherry pink, and notably long-lasting (up to 3 weeks or more).

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Hokusai flowering cherries for sale

  • 1-year maiden bare-root tree 38.95
    Colt rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
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History

Hokusai was selected by English enthusiast Collingwood Ingram in the 1920s, and named after a 19th century artist. It is likely to be a form of one of the earliest Japanese flowering cherries introduced to Europe by von Siebold in the 1860s, known at the time as Prunus cerasus rosea-pleno.

Hokusai characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Country of originJapan
  • Flower colourPink - light
  • AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit