Species and varieties in the National Collection of Flowering Cherries at

Keele University

Prunus leveilliana (ex Hillier Arboretum)

syn. Prunus verecunda (ex Hillier Arboretum)

Prunus leveilleana ex-hillier

Similar to Prunus jamasakura but late flowering. Grows wild in Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikuku, Kyushu, etc. Single flowers, 2 – 4 per corymb, c. 2” dia, white or light red.


  • One between running track and Church Plantation house; Compartment 56J; Square G6-H6; Tag 4073. Planted in 2008.