The Plant Company

Bringing your garden to life


01403 740100

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The Plant Company
Coolham Road
West Chiltington
West Sussex
RH20 2LH

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Opening times:
Tuesday-Friday, 9:00-17:30.
Closed public holidays.


The Plants

Prunus 'Ukon'

ornamental cherry

Photo of Prunus 'Ukon'


Large semi-double flowers are an unusual, creamy sulphur yellow in colour, sometimes with a pinkish tinge. New foliage is a reddish-bronze developing to mid-green and then good red and purple/maroon autumn colours.

Prunus 'Ukon' has an attractive, spreading form and will grow up to 5 x 5 meters in 20 years


  • Trees

Award of Garden Merit

Foliage: Deciduous

Hardiness: Hardy

Vigour: Medium growing


  • Beds and borders
  • Flower arranging
  • Cottage style garden
  • Japanese style garden
  • Specimen

Special features

  • Low maintenance
  • Scented flowers

Care instructions

Grow in moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Lightly prune in summer to retain the shape and cut back any dead, diseased or branches which cross to healthy wood.


Size: Medium

Pot size: 12 litre

Eventual height: 500cm

Eventual spread: 500cm


  • Sun


  • South
  • East
  • West
  • North

Soil types

  • Sandy
  • Normal
  • Clay

Soil pH ranges

  • Acid
  • Neutral
  • Alkaline