Prunus mume 'Contorta'
Common name: 
Contorta Japanese Flowering Apricot
Pronunciation: 
PRU-nus MU-may
Family: 
Rosaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Deciduous tree, small branches twisted and curled.  Flowers are single, white.
  • Sun or partial shade.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 6        Only in North American commerce since about 1987 (Jacobson, 1996).
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  • branches and flower buds, winter

    branches and flower buds, winter

  • plant habit, flowering

    plant habit, flowering

  • flowers

    flowers

  • trunk, bark

    trunk, bark