Prunus serrulata 'Taki-Nioi'. Photo by Rebecca Bullene.

Prunus serrulata ‘Taki-Nioi’

About Prunus serrulata 'Taki-Nioi'

The name for this small cherry, meaning "fragrant cloud" or "fragrance of a waterfall," addresses its main feature—its scent—which is rather honeylike. Copious single white blossoms are small but dramatically highlighted by reddish-bronze foliage.

Stages of Bloom

Taki-Nioi Pre Bloom Taki-Nioi First Bloom Taki-Nioi Peak Bloom Taki-Nioi Post Bloom
Pre Bloom First Bloom Peak Bloom Post Peak

Location at BBG

Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden (East), Cherry Cultivars Area


8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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455 Flatbush Avenue
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Brooklyn, NY 11225


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