Species and varieties in the National Collection of Flowering Cherries at
Raised by Mr Masatoshi Asari in 1961 by hybridizing Prunus nipponica with a Prunus serrulata cultivar. A beautiful cultivar with red buds and red just before the flowers open. The Japanese name is literally ‘Matsumae-Red-Scarlet-Robe’. It was grown at the Matsumae-Cherry Tree Collection in Hokkaido.
- One below Firs Hill; Compartment 25a; Square M10; Tag 4182. This was planted in 2011 in memory of Dr Hans Liebeck.
- One by the ring road; Compartment 55A; Square J7; Tag 4161. Planted in 2011.