Kwanzan Cherry Tree
|Soil Type||Well Drained|
|Mature Height||20-30 Feet|
|Mature Width||20-30 Feet|
|Shipping Restriction||AZ, CA, ID, OR, WA|
If you’re looking to turn heads and wow your neighbors, plant this white and pink beauty against a dark evergreen tree. The Kwanzan Cherry Tree can also serve as a shade tree for small spaces like a patio.
This tree makes spring so exciting! Look out your window and see the beautiful colors of spring. It's a great flowering tree that adds color and increased value to your home.
The Kwanzan Cherry starts to bloom in most areas in April. The branches are full of pink blooms that cover the tree letting you know spring is here.
This is one of the Hardiest Flowering Cherry Trees out there. It comes in a container with soil. You don't have to worry about any bare-root here.
How To Propagate Kwanzan Cherry Trees
Use a cutting that is 4-8 inches long and remove the bottom 2/3 of leaves. Dip your cutting in rooting powder and plant in a container with 1/2 perlite and 1/2 peatmoss. Water and cover with a plastic bag or container and place in a sunny spot. Be sure to mist your cutting to maintain moisture until the roots have developed.
When Should I Prune This Tree?
Pruning should be done after the blooming is completed. Avoid pruning in spring and possibly removing buds before they bloom.
What Are Good Companion Plants For The Kwanzan?
Azaleas, dogwoods, and magnolias pair well with this flowering cherry. Consider blue junipers and yellow-gold shrubs for a contrast in the landscape.
The spectacular Kwanzan Flowering Cherry tree thrives in full sunlight and loose, well drained soil with plenty of moisture. However, this tree can tolerate drought and is adaptable to a variety of soils.
Water deeply with a hose when newly planted at least twice weekly. Applying 2 inches of mulch can help protect the roots and retain moisture. Fertilize with our slow release fertilizer when planting and once yearly in spring.
It grows in zones 5-9 which makes this tree widely used around the country. Its really a no maintenance tree. Just Plant, Water, and Enjoy!
Plant in your front yard, and make an island out of the bed. Add a boulder in the front off to the side of the cherry tree, and use some soft touch holly shrubs on the sides.
Or just plant your Cherry Tree in the front yard. Almost anywhere around your home this tree can be used. Try and plant in an area where you can see it from your window. You can then enjoy its blooms from the inside..
The Kwanzan Cherry also goes great with blue junipers, and yellow-gold shrubs. The blues and yellows really make this tree pop with color.