Kanzan Flowering Cherry Trees

Prunus kanzan

£60.00

The Kanzan Tree is a spectacular showing of fragrant double pink blossom in early summer amongst bronze leaves, which mature to dark green in autumn. A beautiful tree suitable for medium to large gardens in both the town and country. Fully hardy, likes sun and a well-drained soil.

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Botanical name

Prunus kanzan

Approx height when sent

1.5 – 1.75 metres 10L pot

Ultimate height and spread

4 metres x 2 metres

When to plant

Anytime

Description

A deciduous vase-shaped tree. Beautiful large, double, double dark pink flowers are borne profusely from mid to late spring. The young bronze leaves turn dark green as they age. The glowing display of orange and red foliage in autumn is wonderful to behold.

Cherries are fully hardy and need sunshine to thrive. They will grow in all but waterlogged soil. A low maintenance tree, cherries need very little pruning, mainly to cut out any diseased or dead wood. Prune in mid-summer if silver leaf is a problem. They do like a good weed, mulch and compost in spring. A medium tree and suitable for most gardens. Bees benefit from the flowers.

Common Name: Prunus Kanzan
Soil: Tolerates most soil types – Loam, Sand, Clay, Chalk. Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Habit: Vase-shaped
Position: Full sun
Flowering period April / May
Colour: Bright pink
Hardiness: Fully hardy
Eventual Height 8-9m / 25-30ft. Spread 6m / 15-18ft.
Special features: Deciduous vase-shaped and ideal for most gardens.

Symbolism:
The Cherry tree has long been used to attract love. A feminine tree its planet is Venus and its Power is Love.