Prunus serrulata 'Ojochin'. Photo by Rebecca Bullene.

Prunus serrulata ‘Ojochin’

About Prunus serrulata 'Ojochin'

The flowers are single, large—up to two inches across—and flat; pink buds open to faintly pink to white blossoms borne in pendent clusters. Ojochin means "large lantern." This tree—one of the larger flowering cherries—has a wide-spreading habit.

Stages of Bloom

Ojochin Pre Bloom Ojochin First Bloom Ojochin Peak Bloom Ojochin Post Bloom
Pre Bloom First Bloom Peak Bloom Post Peak

Location at BBG

Cherry Cultivars Area, Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden


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