Young Early-Flowering Cherry Blossom | Prunus 'Okame'

Prunus 'Okame', also known as the early-flowering ornamental cherry tree, is one of the earliest blooming Prunus trees. The beautiful pink blossoms, blooming from March to April, capture attention in any garden.

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Can be planted throughout the year


Leaf Color

The Young Early-Flowering Ornamental Cherry Prunus 'Okame' has green leaves that mature to a bronze color. This tree features striking flowers in beautiful pink, blooming from March to April.

 

Flowering Pattern

This early-flowering Prunus 'Okame' showcases stunning pink flowers in March-April. The flowers are grouped in 2 to 3 and are single. Prunus 'Okame' is not evergreen but blooms beautifully pink in spring, and the leaves will turn orange-red in autumn.

 

Autumn Color

Prunus 'Okame' is not evergreen, but blooms beautifully pink in spring, and the leaves will turn orange-red in autumn.

 

Pollination

Thanks to the pink flowers in spring, pollination also occurs. Thus, you'll have a splendid view of a blossoming tree with some bees around. Order your Prunus 'Okame' and bring life to your garden.

 

Location

The Young Early-Flowering Ornamental Cherry Prunus 'Okame' prefers a semi-shaded location and can be planted in any type of soil.

 

How to plant the tree?

  1. Determine the final location of the tree and ensure it is free from cables, debris, old plants, and other obstacles that may hinder the tree's growth.
  2. Dig a planting hole that is twice the width of the root ball. Loosen the soil at the bottom of the planting hole and mix the excavated soil with (organic) garden soil or planting substrate.
  3. Adjust the planting hole to the height where the root ball fits and firmly press the soil.
  4. Fill the planting hole with water and wait for it to settle. Check if the root ball is sufficiently moist.
  5. Place the tree or plant in the planting hole. It is extremely important that the tree is not planted too deep, as this can cause root rot.
  6. Insert a tree stake or bamboo stake firmly into the ground on the side of the tree where the most wind comes from.
  7. Now, place the watering ring or create a mound of soil around the tree so that water can seep into the ground.

 

Why Choose a Young Tree from Amitis

  • Easy to plant yourself due to the compact size and light weight
  • Conveniently delivered to your home in a sturdy packaging
  • Experience the growth and development of your own tree
  • Easy to maintain
  • Cultivate the size and growth form you are looking for
  • Attain mature size within a short time
  • Can be planted year-round as everything is delivered in pots
  • No root loss and better chances of establishment as everything is pot-grown
  • Cost-effective purchase
  • Fresh, healthy plants directly from the grower

 

Questions?

Want to know more about pruning? Read our page on tree maintenance! Feel free to contact us; we are happy to assist!

Specifications

  • Mature Height

    3-5 meters high
  • Flower color

    Roze
  • Flowering months

    March-April
  • Location

    Sun-Semi shade
  • Fruits

    Not bearing fruit
  • Evergreen

    Not evergreen
  • Winter hardiness

    well winter-hardy
  • Leaf color in summer

    Green
  • Leaf color in autumn

    Orange, red

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