Plant Information Index: Cherry Tree, Kwanzan

Cherry, Kwanzan


Kwanzan Cherry Tree

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





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