The Fuji cherry (Prunus incisa) gets its Latin name from the deep incisions on the leaves. A dainty slow-growing, early white-flowering cherry, it is a century-old cultigen from Hondo, Japan. It is highly regarded as an ornamental but the wood has no industrial value. It is hardy to -20° C, and crossed with Prunus speciosa, has yielded the cultivar Prunus 'Umineko'.
GIFT FROM JAPAN? NOT EXACTLY, CITY HISTORY REVEALS ; Gate recognizes sister city, but did not come from there
Feb 19, 2009; First, it was the story of a goddess statue in Manitou Springs that needed a rewrite. Now, a Colorado Springs monument is getting...