Prunus serrulata ‘Shirofugen’
Discussed here are ornamental members of the genus Prunus. Fruit trees belonging to this genus—collectively known as stone fruits—are described under their common names. See Almond; Apricot; Cherry; Peach and Nectarine; Plum (includes Prune); and Plum Hybrids.
Ornamental species and forms can be divided into two categories: evergreen and deciduous. Evergreen types are used chiefly as hedges, screens, shade trees, and street trees. Deciduous flowering trees and shrubs, closely related to the fruit trees mentioned above, are valued for their winter or spring floral display as well as for attractive shape and for foliage form, texture, and sometimes even fall color. Many of these deciduous kinds offer a bonus of edible fruit.Prunus serrulata ‘Shirofugen’
This 25-ft. tree has wide, horizontal branches and double pink flowers that fade to white. It’s very late to bloom—its flowers appearing with its coppery-red new leaves.
Grows to 25–30 ft. tall and 20 ft. wide. Branches are stiffly upright, forming a beautiful ...
Strong horizontal branching gives this tree an umbrell-like form, but it’s not turned down at th...
This tree is marked by spreading growth and arching branches. It grows to 15 ft. tall and 20 ft. wide....