Species and varieties in the National Collection of Flowering Cherries at
Prunus 'Benigasa' (Sato-zakura Group)
Selected in 1961 by Mr Masatoshi Asari from seedlings of a natural hybrid produced from P. lannesiana cv. Fasciculata x unidentified P lannesiana cultivar.
The flowers resemble ‘Fugenzo’ but is much improved. Forms an umbrella-shaped tree.
Manual of Japanese Flowering Cherries No. 71.
- Opposite Holly Cross; compartment 70; square H7; tag 4168. Planted in 2011.