- Common Name(s):
- Japanese cherry
Excellent spring color and interesting red brown mahogany bark make this a candidate for a specimen tree. It can be short lived. Kwanzan is a popular cultivar. This tree is resistant to damage by deer.
- 15-25 ft.
- White flowers in May; rarely fruits
- Sun to partial shade; moist, well drained soil
- Upright; vase shaped to rounded; spreading branches
- 15-20 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- 2 to 5 in. alternate, simple leaves; bronze to reddish fall color
NCCES plant id: 2136