Arguably the most popular of the Japanese cherries, this outstanding selection is covered in showy double pink flowers in early spring before the leaves; stunning bronze bark, good fall color, very shapely; needs full sun and well-drained soil
Kwanzan Flowering Cherry is bathed in stunning clusters of fragrant rose flowers along the branches in early spring, which emerge from distinctive cherry red flower buds before the leaves. It has dark green foliage which emerges coppery-bronze in spring. The serrated pointy leaves turn an outstanding orange in the fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. The smooth dark red bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.
Kwanzan Flowering Cherry is a deciduous tree with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.
Kwanzan Flowering Cherry is recommended for the following landscape applications;