Kwanzan Cherry is an outstanding double petal Japanese flowering cherry that is highly-prized, and well known for its profuse and showy pink spring bloom. It is considered to be one of the most ornamental of the flowering cherries. It can grow up to 15-20 feet tall and to 15-20 feet wide with a vase shape, ascending branching, and a spreading-rounded crown. It’s deep pink double flowers (to 2.5 inch diameter), each with 20-30 petals, bloom in pendant clusters of 2-5 in late April. Fall color is yellow to orange-bronze. In 1912, the people of Japan donated 12 different varieties of flowering cherry trees to the U. S. for planting in the Washington, D.C. area. From that original donation, the Kwanzan and Yoshino cherry were planted in the Tidal Basin in the East Potomac Park area. USDA zones 5-9
Prunus serrulata, ‘Kwanzan Cherry’
This double-flowered Japanese cherry tree is highly-prized, and is well known for its showy pink blooms in late April/ May. It is a must-have for every landscape! It blooms later than the Yoshino, Okame, and other flowering cherry trees, and has those amazing full large Pink flowers. It is small enough to be a city tree or a tree for smaller spaces, and puts on an amazing show of pink beauty every spring. Order NOW before they bloom!
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