Snowgoose Japanese (Oriental) Flowering Cherry
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Moderate. Upright, oval to rounded outline when youngMature Height - Up to 20'Mature Width - 15-20'Longevity - Can live 30-50 years, but may live only 20 years
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Abundant white flowers before or with bright green foliage in April-early May; borne profusely along the stemsFruit - Blackish-purpleLeaf - Alternate, simple, ovate to ovate-lanceolate, pointed leaf apex, 2-5" long, 1-2" wide, serrated; reddish-brown or bronze when unfolding, to lustrous bright green.Fall Color - Is often a good bronze to subdued red color; showyBark - Gray-brown, with prominent horizontal lenticelsOther Features - Oriental cherries are among the most beautiful of all spring flowering treesPossible Use - As specimen and in small groupingsSeason Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Prefers well-drained, moist, acidic soil, in full sun to part shade. Tolerates dry. Transplant bare root, balled & burlapped or container grown; most often grafted on a standard (Prunus avium) at heights of 4-6'. Zones 3-7Native Habitat - Japan, China, KoreaDiseases and Insects - More pest resistant than other cherries and has disease resistant foliageStrength - Disease and pest resistanceWeakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Cherry.- Other plants of the family Rosaceae.- Other plants of the genus Prunus.- Other plants of the species Prunus serrulata.