Japanese Flowering Cherry 'Kanzan'

Prunus 'Kanzan'

Cherry 'Kanzan'

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A close up of some pink Prunus 'Kanzan' blossom flowers
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Prunus 'Kanzan' is a mid-sized cultivar in the rose family, Rosaceae. This deciduous tree species produces beautiful pink double blossom flowers up to 5cm across. Flowers open from red buds and this cultivar develops a spreading habit with age. Young leaves are copper-brown in colour.
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Spring

Fruiting time

Summer

Harvesting

Not usually picked.

Propagation

Cuttings

Flowering Cherries are usully grafted or budded on a rootstock to make sure the new tree looks excactly like the parent.

Special features

Attracts useful insects

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Loam, Clay, Chalk, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral, Alkaline

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Personality

Family

Rosaceae

Scent

None

Problems

Relative problem free but can suffer from black & green flies.

Related Problems

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