- Flower nameYoko Zakura
- Scientific namePrunus campanulata 'yoko'
- Alias陽光, 陽光桜, Yoko zakura, ヨウコウザクラ
- Place of originJapan
- Place of floweringGarden, Park
- Flowering seasonMarch, April
What is Yoko Zakura
Yoko Zakura (scientific name: Prunus campanulata 'Yoko') is native to Japan, and it is a deciduous shrub of the genus Prunus of the Rosaceae family. It is a garden cultivar crossed with Amagi Yoshino and Kan hizakura (scarlet cherry blossoms) of Satozakura . It was created by Mr. Masaaki Takaoka of Ehime Prefecture. It will flower a little earlier than Somei Yoshino. Flowers size are big, single bloom, fresh peach color, 3 to 4 flowers are attached downward. Flowering is from March to April.
Common name: Yoko Zakura, Scientific name: Prunus campanulata 'Yoko', Classification name: Plant kingdom Angiosperms Kamumasa Permanent dicotyledonous rose family Rosaceae Cherry tree height, tree height: 5 to 8 m, leaf shape: oval, leaf order : Alternative, flower color: bright red violet, blooming method: single bloom, flower diameter: 4 to 5 cm, large wheat, flowering period: March to April, Remarks: It is strong against Tang Fang's disease and pests.