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Angel's Blush® Flowering Cherry

Prunus serrulata 'Taizo'

SKU
02802
A wonderful small tree for urban gardens. A profusion of pink buds open to snowy white, double flowers in dense clusters that obscure the branches from view in spring. The blooms give way to attractive, bright green summer foliage. Deciduous.
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Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.

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Botanical PronunciationPROO-nus ser-yoo-LAY-tuh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 18 to 20 ft. tall, 10 to 12 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Design IdeasFlowering Cherry is among the most beautiful of the spring blossom displays. The consummate tree of the Japanese tea garden and in other Asian landscape compositions. Just as traditional in cottage and country gardens or as common color accents in Washington DC landscapes. Plant as a single specimen, in pairs at entries and gateways, in groves to compound their influence or in regularly spaced rows along driveways or street side.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitRounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEasy Care, Benefits Birds
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsBoxwood (Buxus); Lilac (Syringa); Rose Of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Coneflower (Echinacea)

Provide humus-rich, well-drained soil. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune for shape and structure after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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