Prunus serrulata 'Shogetsu'. Photo by Rebecca Bullene.

Prunus serrulata ‘Shogetsu’

About Prunus serrulata 'Shogetsu'

Three to six flowers hang in pendulous clusters on this medium-size cultivar. Shell-pink buds open to semidouble white or faintly pink flowers. Shogetsu means "moon hanging low by a pine tree."

Stages of Bloom

Shogetsu Pre Bloom Shogetsu First Bloom Shogetsu Peak Bloom Shogetsu Post Bloom
Pre Bloom First Bloom Peak Bloom Post Peak

Location at BBG

Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden (south of Lake), Osborne Garden (Central)

Hours

Tuesday–Friday:
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday:
10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Closed Mondays
Closed on Christmas

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Adults $10
Seniors (65 and over) $5
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Children under 12 Free
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150 Eastern Parkway
990 Washington Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225

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