- Common Name(s):
- Okame cherry
Polished reddish brown bark; heat and cold tolerant; a hybrid of P. campanulata and P. incisa; subject to late freeze damage; easy to transplant; rosey pink blooms in early spring; longer flowering period than most cherries.
Wildlife Value: This tree is frequently damaged by deer.
- 15-30 ft.
- Clear, rosey pink blooms in early spring; mildly fragrant
- Sun; moist, well drained soil but does well in heavy clay
- Upright, arching vase shaped; rounded to oval crown with age
- 20-30 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- Moderate to rapid
- 1 to 2.5 in. alternate, simple leaves; bronzy red to bright orange to red fall color
NCCES plant id: 2132