Prunus Okame

 

Prunus Okame, Ornamental Flowering Cherry. Highly attractive deciduous small bushy tree, producing masses of small carmine-pink flowers through March and early April. Foliage in summer is green turning rich yellow and red during autumn. Great lawn or small area specimen.

 

* Also available as a 1/4 Standard Ornamental, select below

 

 

Plant in most well drained fertile soil type. Full Sun, Hardy.

 

General Tree Planting and care

  • Water the Tree thoroughly and allow to drain fully
  • If the Tree is being planted in a lawn remove a circle of turf
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base Adding a bucketful of planting compost
  • Drive in one or two tree stakes a little off centre
  • Remove the pot gently, if the tree is well rooted cut off the pot
  • Position the tree against the stake if one stake is used or in the middle if two are being used
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in well
  • Secure to the stake or stakes using one or two rubber adjustable straps
  • Water the tree and area thoroughly, then again at least once a week during the first growing season
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring