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Kwanzan Cherry Tree

Prunus serrulata 'Kwanzan'

If you're looking for a flowering tree that won't overwhelm the landscape, the Kwanzan Cherry tree is it. It grows in an upright "V" shape so it wont spread out and overtake your sightlines. Kwanzan Cherry Trees are one of the main varieties planted at the Tidal Basin In Washington DC. They are frequently the highlight of the Cherry-Blossom Festival every spring.

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Kwanzan Cherry Trees for Sale Online

Kwanzan Cherry Trees are lovely specimen trees that put on an incredible early spring show with masses of large, deep pink, double blooms highlighted by the bronze-red new growth. The Kwanzan produces the fullest of pink blooms compared to its Cherry Tree cultivar, and is one of the easiest flowering trees to grow.

You may recognize these trees for they are one of the main trees showcased in Washington DC's annual Cherry Blossom Festival. Boasting multi-seasonal interest, the trees are loved beyond just their famous pink flowers. Leaves emerge a deep red before transitioning to green in summer, and then fading to a beautiful yellow fall color.

Flowering Cherry Trees like the Kwanzan are extremely low maintenance and are know to tolerate a range of growing conditions. Ideal conditions for these stunning yard specimen includes full sun and a well draining soil. The infamous trees can also tolerate conditions of part shade and can handle both acid and alkaline soils.

For optimal growth of your Cherry Tree, we recommend watering deeply but infrequently. Once your Kwanzan Tree has established itself, you can apply a slow-release nitrogen rich fertilizer.

Popular for use as a shade trees, yard focal points and path borders, your opportunities to incorporate a Kwanzan Cherry Blossom Tree in your yard are endless. The Kwanzan's upright, vase-shape and hardiness to the elements makes it perfect for lining a street or driveway.


Growzone: 4-8 Kwanzan Cherry Tree Hardiness Zone 4-8
Hardiness Zone: 4-8
Mature Height: 20 to 25 feet
Mature Width: 15 to 20 feet
Classification: Broad leaved deciduous tree, spring flowering
Sunlight: Full sun
Habit: Upright, vase shaped canopy
Foliage: Dark green, brilliant bronze-orange fall color
Flower Color: Pink, very floriferous
Pruning Season: No pruning needed
Soil Condition: Any well drained soil
Water Requirements: Water well until established
Uses: Tolerates moist soil and full sun. Full sun brings out the best fall color. Will adapt to drier sites

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