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Akebono Cherry

(Prunus yedoensis 'Akebono')



Mature Size:  25' x 25'

USDA Hardiness Zone:  4-9  (View Hardiness Zone Map)

Root Pruned:  No

Outstanding Characteristics:  Vigorous ornamental with soft pink spring blooms, yellow fall color. Foliage slightly narrower than 'Yoshino', bloom slightly darker pink.  Foliage persists better than 'Yoshino' into the fall.

Notes:  Avoid poorly drained sites.  Our favorite flowering cherry.

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Tree Sizes


  • Akebono Cherry 2"
  • Akebono Cherry 2.5"
  • Akebono Cherry 3"
  • Akebono Cherry 3.5"
  • Akebono Cherry 4"