Kanzan Flowering Cherry – Double Pink
Prunus serrulata ‘Kanzan’
*height & width at maturity
FORM: Upright, vase-shaped. Spreading with age
GROWTH RATE: Moderate
FOLIAGE: Large green leaves with finely serrate margins, young foliage is bronze coloured. Yellow to orange in Autumn.
FLOWERS: Abundant bloom of large, double pink flowers in mid-spring. Blossom ranges in colour as it opens from the bud
DESCRIPTION: A very popular and heavy flowering cherry with large, double pink flowers and a strong growth habit. Good for a number of landscape uses including parks, gardens and streets.
LANDSCAPE USES: Excellent flowering tree suitable for all size gardens.
TOLERANCES: Quite adaptable to a varied site conditions, but prefers moist, well drained fertile soils and a position receiving full sun to part-shade. Flowers best in full sun.
TREE CARE: Plant in full sun in a well drained and well worked soil. Take care to plant the bud union above the soil level. Water in well and keep soil moist until tree is established. Fertilize when planting and again after new growth appears. Prune tree when planting to encourage new growth.
Prune after flowering finishes each season to promote new seasons growth.