Korean Bush Cherry
Known as Angdoo in Korea, the Korean Bush Cherry is a popular, unique, and very attractive, small shrub is prized for its profuse, white, fragrant flowers and its small, sweet and flavorful, scarlet-red fruit.
Latin Name: Prunus japonica
Site and Soil: Korean Bush likes 1/2 day to full sun and well-drained soil.
Pollination Requirements: Korean Bush is self-fertile.
Hardiness: Korean Bush Cherry is hardy to minus 30° F.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting
Size at Maturity: 7-9 ft. in height
Taste: Sweet and flavorful
Fruit Skin: Scarlet red
Fruit Size: Small
Flower Color: White
Bloom Time: March
Ripening Time: Midsummer
Yield: 10-15 lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Bacterial Canker can damage Korean Bush Cherry. Symptoms of bacterial canker are dead branches and bronze colored exudation on branches or trunk. Apply a fall and winter copper spray to help prevent damage from this disease. To repel birds, you can cover your tree with netting or use flash tape to scare them away.
USDA Zone: 4-8