Japanese Flowering Cherries, by Chris Sanders VMH

Hear all about ornamental flowering cherries, in particular the the Matsumae cherries, bred in northern Japan, many of which are present in the National Plant Collection at Keele University

Chris will give an overview of the history of their introduction into the UK before moving on to the relatively recent importation of the Matsumae cultivars bred by Masatoshi Asari in Hokkaido.

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Event Start Date 25 March 2021 6.30pm
Event End Date 25 March 2021 8.30pm
Cost £4 open to all
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Prunus (Sato Zakura Group) ‘Kouka’ 

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