Species and varieties in the National Collection of Flowering Cherries at

Keele University

Prunus 'Matsumae' (Sato-zakura Group)

Prunus 'Matsumae'

Selected by Mr Masatoshi Asari in 1963 from seedlings of Prunus 'Ito-kukuri' . Named by Ohwi in 1963 as 'Matsumae', having formerly been called 'Matsumae No. 18'. (Hokkaido).


  • One by the boundary wall; Compartment 56K; Square H4; Tag 4107. Planted in 2009.