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Prunus Mume 'Beni-Chidori' (Japanese Apricot)


Prunus Mume 'Beni-Chidori' (Japanese Apricot)

Compact tree for small gardens


An early flowering Japanese apricot that produces deep pink, almond-scented flowers on bare stems in late winter and early spring. These are followed by edible, but bitter yellow fruits. A compact, shrubby tree, which is ideal for small gardens and containers. The half standards have an 80cm clear stem.


  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moist, well-drained fertile soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: February to March
  • Flower colour: dark pink
  • Other Features: edible but bitter, yellow fruits
  • Hardiness: fully hardy
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