PRUNUS mume 'Beni-Chidori' en Mars
  • PRUNUS mume 'Beni-Chidori' en Mars
  • PRUNUS mume 'Beni-Chidori' en Mars
  • PRUNUS mume 'Beni-Chidori' en Mars

PRUNUS mume 'Beni-Chidori' (Chinese plum, Japanese plum, Japanese apricot)


This Japanese apricot flowers deep pink at the end of winter before the leaves appear. PRUNUS mume 'Beni-Chidori' is extremely scented and grows slowly.

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This Japanese apricot tree blooms in late February early March. PRUNUS mume 'Beni-Chidori' flowers abundantly (see photos) for several weeks. Its flowers have a very intense and particular pink color without being intrusive. In addition, this small tree diffuses a very pleasant scent over a fairly large distance. As it grows only slowly, it is also suitable for small gardens. This is a plant highly sought after by collectors.

In order to learn more about PRUNUS mume 'Beni-Chidori' (Chinese plum, Japanese plum, Japanese apricot) , its planting and how to take care of it, discover below important technical facts. If there are multiple options shown (for example: nature of soil), this means they are all suitable for the plant.

Approximate height after 10 years
2 - 3 m
Possible spots for planting
full sun (from noon until 5 p.m. minimum), half shade (no sun from noon until 5 p.m.)
Special interest in spring
flowers, foliage, scent
Special interest in summer
Special interest in autumn
Special interest in winter
flowers, scent
Color of flowers
Flowering period
spring, winter
Color of foliage
Kind of foliage
Possible uses
bedding, isolated, pot
Need of humidity
dry, mean, humid
Cold resistance
hardy under -20°C
Acceptable kind of soil
light, normal, heavy
Acceptable pH
acid (less than 6.5), neutral (between 6.5 and 7.5), calcareous (more than 7.5)
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