Prunus serrulata 'Hatazakura'. Photo by Rebeca Bullene.

Prunus serrulata ‘Hatazakura’

About Prunus serrulata 'Hatazakura'

'Hatazakura' means "flag cherry." This medium-size tree produces a profusion of five-petaled pale pink blossoms that turn white when fully open. The tree originated from a celebrated cherry still grown in the Hakusan Shrine in Tokyo.

Stages of Bloom

Hatazakura Pre Bloom Hatazakura First Bloom Hatazakura Peak Bloom Hatazakura Post Bloom
Pre Bloom First Bloom Peak Bloom Post Peak

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Cherry Cultivars Area


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