Prunus sargentii

Sargent Cherry

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate -
Mature Height - 40-50'
Mature Width - 40-50'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - The flowers are single pink, 1.25-1.5" across; late April to early May producing a frothy pink mass in the early spring landscape.
Fruit - Fruit is a 0.33" long, ovoid, purple-black drupe which ripens in June and July.
Leaf -
Fall Color - The foliage changes to a mixture of yellow-bronze-red in the fall.
Bark - Genuinely attractive bark, polished reddish to chestnut brown and marked with extended horizontal lenticels.
Other Features - Tremendous tree to work into a large border and perhaps underplant with bulbs and complimentary shrubs. This is one of the most beautiful cherries in flower, and perhaps the best of the larger cherries for general landscape use.
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Culture and Care:
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Native Habitat - Native to Japan. Introduced 1890. Zone 4 to 7.
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- Other plants with the common name Cherry.
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