Species and varieties in the National Collection of Flowering Cherries at

Keele University

Prunus x subhirtella 'Koshiensis'

Prunus x subhirtella 'Koshiensis'

Prunus x subhirtella 'Koshiensis' tree This cultivar came from Kew. It is very good in full flower. Prunus x subhirtella is a native of Japan, introduced to Kew in 1895. Flowers at end March-mid April. FFJP refers to the Floral Association of Japan who have a nursery.


  • One by the old entrance to the University; Compartment 56B; Square N2; Tag 4128. Planted at Keele in 2009.