Prunus x yedoensis 'Akebono'. Photo by Rebecca Bullene.

Prunus x yeodensis ‘Akebono’

About Prunus x yedoensis 'Akebono'

This medium-size tree produces very attractive light pink semidouble flowers that appear before its dark green leaves emerge. Akebono translates as "dawn" or "daybreak."

Stages of Bloom

Akebono Pre Bloom Akebono First Bloom Akebono Peak Bloom Akebono Post Bloom
Pre Bloom First Bloom Peak Bloom Post Peak

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Cherry Cultivars Area, Parking Lot Hill


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