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Cherry - Flowering (Prunus serrulata)

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Cherry - Flowering (Prunus serrulata) - Bonsai Tree Type (Outdoors) Bonsai Care

Ornamental tree with small oval, pointed, serrated edged leaves and spectacular pink/white blossoms. which unfortunately last only a few weeks in spring.

STYLE : suited to every style, except broom.

WARNING : Do not water blossom to avoid damaging the petals.

Care Info

LOCATION : Position in full sun and protect from frosts. Flowers should be shielded from  heavy rain to prevent damage.  Flower buds also need protection from birds.

REPOT : Annually in spring before the buds show colour. pH 6.0-8.0.

SOIL : Free draining soil : 40:60 grit:organic.

PRUNE : Hard prune branches in winter. Prune again after after flowering.

PINCH: Pinch out new shoots in autumn.

WATER : Water well in growing season, sparingly in winter.

FEED : Apply balanced feed every 2 weerks from after flowering to late summer.

WARNING : Do not water blossom to avoid damaging the petals.


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