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Cherry with Kanzan graft

Observed: 26th April 2010 By: MrGMrG’s reputation in PlantsMrG’s reputation in PlantsMrG’s reputation in Plants
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This cherry grows in Overdown Road in Tilehurst, Reading. It has predominantly the standard cherry flowers but a branch has been grafted on (at top right in fourth picture) which bears flowers of a Japanese ornamental cherry known as 'Kanzan'.

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This looks like quite an old

This looks like quite an old tree, so perhaps it started out as an ornamental graft and the rootstock has now taken over.This would also make sense given its street location.

University of Edinburgh and Biodiversity Observatory (OU)