Cherry Tree, Kwanzan
Description: The Kwanzan Cherry has double pink flowers and a vase-shaped form with a rounded crown. The new leaves are bronze colored, turning to dark green, then yellow, orange, or copper in the Fall. It is a fruitless cultivar. Kwanzan Cherry's are easily transplanted; it prefers a site with full sun, loose, well drained soil with plenty of moisture. It is somewhat tolerant of alkaline soil and drought but is sensitive to pollution and stresses in general.
Common Name: Kwanzan Cherry Tree
Scientific Name: Prunus serrulata 'Kwanzan'
Type: Deciduous, Tree
Exposure: Full Sun - Partial Shade
Size: 15-30' height, 15-30' spread
Foliage Color: Bronze/Dark Green
Bloom Color: Pink
Bloom Period: Spring
Landscape Use: Specimen, Line Drive
Soil: Well-Drained, Moist
Zone: 5 - 9
Growth Rate: Moderate
Companion Plants: Dogwood, Azalea, Rhododendron, Weeping Willow