Scientific Name: Prunus 'Kanzan' Form: Round, Vase
Common Name:Kwanzan cherry, Kanzan cherry Texture:Medium
Family Name:RosaceaeHabit: Upright, Spreading
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):7 - 10m x 7 - 10m
Origin: Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Lustrous, Lanceolate, Ovate, Serrate
Flowers: Flowers solitary, (Floriferous), Pink, Apr- May
Fruit: Aborted (hybrids) or absent
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Specimen plant, Spring interest, Attract beneficial insects
Key ID Features:Deciduous tree with a wide spreading crown; very prominent creamy-orange, horizontal lenticels; branches come off stem at 45 degree angle; alternate, ovate, serrate leaves with reddish petioles. Winter ID: Brown pointed buds; fruit spurs; where petiole joins leaf blade, there are kidney shaped glands.