Sep 21, Lightly prune the Kwanzan cherry tree in the summer if you see small shoots growing along the tree trunk and base. Snip them off with pruning shears. Also cut off any shoots that are competing to become the central leader, or trunk. Keep the tree to one central leader. Confine general pruning to the large branches that grow laterally.
They have interesting leaves that are nicely-shaped and are bright green in spring and summer and then a lovely golden yellow in fall.
They are deciduous trees, so they will lose those leaves in fall and be bare over winter. They only need minimal pruning every years to contain. They do well against fences and will share water and soil with others. Japanese Flowering Cherry is a small, deciduous, showy tree that grows up to 36', is rounded, spreading, has stiffly ascending branches, and is in the rose family. Young trees have a vase-shaped habit that becomes more spreading with a rounded crown into maturity.
The Kwanzan Cherry Tree is a vibrant tree that would be an amazing addition to any yard. Order yours today, we will sell out quickly.
How to Use Kwanzan Flowering Cherry in the Landscape. With twice as many blooms as other flowering cherry trees, this makes a perfect choice to use as a wonderfully dramatic focal point.