Plants: Prunus serrulata 'Kanzan' - flowering cherry

Posted by 06.07. 2012 11:21:03 (18638 readers)

Just like many beautifully flowering trees or shrubs, this flowering cherry too comes from China. It even bears a name of an ancient tendai buddhist temple.

Prunus serrulata 'Kanzan' - flowering cherry

Kanzan is a small sized tree with double pink to magenta flowers which come out in early April and follow throughout the spring. It is probably the most showy cherry of all and therefore highly popular with garden architects. Almost leafless bare branches covered with enormous blooming is a must see in early spring as well as a must-have. Soil tolerant, prefers a sunny spot. Very hardy.

Size/type: medium-sized tree
Usual height: 5-8m
Usual width: 4-5m
Leaves: deciduous broadleaf
Colour of leaves: burgundy red
Flowers: showy
Colour of flowers: pink
Blooming time: april - may
Location: full sun
Usda zone (lowest): 5 (down to -29°c)
Belongs to categories: deciduous broadleaf

Prunus serrulata 'Kanzan' - flowering cherry

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