Prunus 'Tai Haku' #1 at Trelai Park

Prunus 'Tai Haku' 0

Prunus 'Tai Haku'
early April 2016

Prunus 'Tai Haku' 1

Prunus 'Tai Haku' in flower
mid April 2016

Prunus 'Tai Haku' 2

Prunus 'Tai Haku' flowers & new leaves
late April 2016

Grid reference ST 14760 76472
Common name Great white cherry
Origin Garden origin
Deciduous Yes
TROBI Remarkable Tree 2016
Height 6.5M April 2016
Girth 208cm April 2016
Reference 424

This tree is at the north east corner of Trelai Park. It is close to the path that passes the children's playground and bowling green. The flower diameter measured 5cm across.

Prunus 'Tai Haku' bark

Prunus 'Tai Haku' bark

Prunus 'Tai Haku' flower

Prunus 'Tai Haku' flower
early April 2016

Prunus 'Tai Haku' flower2

Prunus 'Tai Haku' flower
mid April 2016

Prunus 'Tai Haku' foliage

Prunus 'Tai Haku' flower & new leaves
late April 2016

General tree description

Prunus 'Tai Haku' is a Japanese cherry of garden origin, growing to around 12 metres tall with a wide, spreading form. It is notable for its huge (6 to 8cm) single white flowers with a slight scent of almonds. These appear in mid to late April with the coppery-red young leaves. The leaves are also very large (15cm long) and they become dark green in summer.