Japanese Flowering Cherry 'Accolade'
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20 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
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Japanese Flowering Cherry 'Accolade' Overview
Prunus 'Accolade' is an ornamental cherry tree that in early spring produces dark pink buds that open to reveal semi double pale pink flowers, before it's leaves emerge.
Common problems with Japanese Flowering Cherry 'Accolade'
Can have new buds eaten by Bullfinches. They can be attacked by caterpillars and leaf mining moths. They can also suffer from bacterial canker and blossom wilt.
How to harvest Japanese Flowering Cherry 'Accolade'
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Japanese Flowering Cherry 'Accolade'
Use chip buds to graft onto Prunus avian root stock.
Take softwood cuttings in early summer and provide bottom heat.
You can propagate the deciduous species by seeds in the autumn.
Special features of Japanese Flowering Cherry 'Accolade'
This trees leaves turn orange and red in autumn prior to falling.
Other uses of Japanese Flowering Cherry 'Accolade'
This low maintenance tree suits most cottage garden styles and can be grown in large containers or planters while young to give architectural interest to urban or courtyard gardens.