Pink Perfection Flowering Cherry – Double Pink
Prunus serrulata ‘Pink Perfection’
*height & width at maturity
FORM: Upright, vase-shaped
GROWTH RATE: Moderate
FOLIAGE: Dark green leaves with finely serrate margins. Turning yellow to bronzy-orange in Autumn. New growth is bronzy.
FLOWERS: Large double, rosy-pink frilly flowers blooming in mid-spring. Reddish when in bud.
DESCRIPTION: A vigorous, strongly spreading tree with a spectacular, very early floral display. A popular tree in small gardens where lateral space is adequate and tough enough for use in streets and other public open space plantings.
LANDSCAPE USES: Excellent flowering tree suitable for gardens where lateral space is adequate
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.