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The only tree to bloom three times in cold weather--early spring, late fall and again in winter! Stunning white-pink blossoms attract song birds and butterflies. This drought tolerant and hardy tree is hands down the best ornamental cherry varietal available. Looks striking planted near a pond or water feature.


Autumn Cherry Tree

Enjoy Blooms in Spring, Autumn and even Winter!


Height

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back the growth that was trimmed.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you better results the first full growing season.

: 5-6 ft
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Height

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back the growth that was trimmed.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you better results the first full growing season.

: 4-5 ft

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Height

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back the growth that was trimmed.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you better results the first full growing season.

: 3-4 ft

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Height

The heights we list are after we prune your tree.

Many Nurseries advertise heights before they prune, then cut off several feet before shipping. While this reduces their shipping cost, it gives their customer a shorter tree than they bargained for. The tree will likely need an extra year to grow back the growth that was trimmed.

We prune your tree throughout its life. This process takes us longer, but gives you more branches and quicker production.

Plus, we don't include the pot or root length in our measurements. This gives you an extra 1-2 ft. in tree size.

Our larger trees are usually one to two years older than our smaller ones and will typically give you better results the first full growing season.

: 2-3 ft

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Getting your tree off to the right start can more than double its growth rate. Your tree arrives pre-pruned... ready for explosive growth.

Your planting kit includes:
  1. 2 oz of Mycorrhizal Fungi so your tree can quickly explode with new root growth.

  2. Breathable Tree Guard protects against gnawing mice, rabbits, deer and mowers.
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Helps your Autumn Cherry Tree get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Course Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.


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DIEHARD™ Transplant - 2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using DIEHARD™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much needed nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.

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• Delicate pale-pink flowers all season 
• Most cold-hardy flowering tree available 
• Relatively drought tolerant 

 Your Tree Blooms when others are Bare or Brown.

These semi-double blooms burst with color in the springtime… but what makes this tree so unique is that its flowers appear again in the fall (when other trees are losing their leaves) and during warm winters (when trees are usually dormant). 

A great choice near gardens, small areas, or anywhere you would like to add color. 

Picture having the only tree in your neighborhood that gives you beautiful blooms when the weather turns cold. 

If you have trouble with flowering trees in your area, try the Autumn Flowering Cherry. It can grow almost anywhere.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Growing Zones: 4-8

Mature Height: 20-40 ft.
Mature Width: 15-25 ft.
Sunlight: Full - Partial
Soil Conditions: Adaptable
Drought Tolerance: Good
Botanical Name: Prunus subhirtella 'Autumnalis'
Does not ship to: AZ, CA, WA
Growing Zones 4-8
This plant is recommended for zones: 4-8
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It's Easy to Plant your Autumn Cherry Tree

Specific Directions for Autumn Cherry Tree
Plant your Autumn Cherry Tree in an area the receives full to partial sunlight. Autumn Cherry Trees can get 20 to 40 feet tall and 15 - 25 feet, so make sure that your Autumn Cherry Tree has enough room to flourish.

Autumn Cherry Trees prefer slightly acidic soil but will adapt to your natural soil even if it's sandy or heavy in clay as long as it's well draining. Water your Autumn Cherry Tree once every two to three weeks. Only give your tree extra water during times of drought.

Fertilize your Autumn Cherry Tree in the early Spring and Early Fall with a well balanced all purpose fertilizer. Your Autumn Cherry Tree will produce white to pink blooms every Spring and Fall. Often in the Summer and during mild winters your Autumn Cherry Tree may bloom again.


Step 1 - Dig Your Hole

Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Autumn Cherry Tree.

First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.

Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.

Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.



Step 2 - Place Your Plant

Next, separate the roots of your Autumn Cherry Tree gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.

The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.

Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.

To make it just right, use a level.

Step 3 - Backfill Your Hole

As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.

Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.

Water your Autumn Cherry Tree again after the transplant is complete.

To help retain some of that moisture, it's recommended that you place mulch around each plant to a depth of 2"-3" up to but not touching the trunk. Organic mulches such as wood chips also help to better soil structure as they decompose.

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I bought one of these trees last fall and was thrilled to see it adapted really well. It bloomed the first spring and it's growing beautifully! In comparison, I bought a Kwanzan cherry tree from a local big box store at the same time, and it still hasn't bloomed... I'm very pleased with the quality from fastgrowingtrees.com :
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December 31, 2012
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over 3 years ago
I bought this tree - zone 9 It looked like a twig when we planted it.The local gardening stores had never heard of a cherry blooming 3 seasons, so I was not sure what to think.Well I am pleased to say it's been 2 years & it loves its new home and has tripled in size. It kinda looks like a very large bush now. We wanted it to get a good root system before pruning. It is a beautiful hardy tree.I want to order 2 more, but I see they are sold out for now. I'll try later.Gorgeous tree. I look forward to watching it grow. Would highly recommend. (But let me get my 2 more 1st! LOL
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December 31, 2012
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over 5 years ago
My favorite purchase from this site! Strong, resilient, and flowering in Spring and Fall!! So beautiful in my garden
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December 31, 2012
I was blown away by how quickly the tree took off. We received and planted it in late fall/early winter, and in early spring we got our first beautiful blooms. Extremely happy with it
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December 31, 2012
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over 2 years ago
Although when the tree arrived it was smaller than I had hoped, once planted it is strong and thriving and I enjoy watching it continue to grow.
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December 31, 2012
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Growing Zone 8 - College Station, Texas
I purchased this tree back in February 2015 and in the first few weeks I began seeing blooms. I purchased the bare root 5-6 ft and it was exactly that size.

The tree since then has began to wilt and loose its leaves. The ground I have it is is a composition of clay and also potting soil. It has been raining quite a bit since I last planted so it has received plenty of natural water and that may be the reason the leaves are falling as the tree may have been getting too much water.

Even though the tree hasn't taken off like I have wanted, I would still recommend this tree as the beauty of it, even though it is small, is nothing short of breathtaking when it is in full bloom.
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April 24, 2015
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5 months ago
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8
Was lead to believe tree would arrive larger. Arrived as a sapling approx 4'. I purchased it in memory of my father. The first year just a few small branches an some leaves. It is in its second year has grown only approx a foot an half an has just a few mote branches an leaves. So far I have been disappointed.
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December 31, 2012
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over 2 years ago
Although the received tree was a sapling about 7 feet tall, and I was pleased with its height, its height was less than what I had been led to believe it would be (closer to 10 feet). The tree is still in its first year of planting, so I cannot comment on its flower production. My garden soil dries quickly, and the tree requires daily watering or it begins to wilt.
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December 31, 2012
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Lovely tree!
We bought one of these last summer. It did great here in MN. It grew fast, and got white flowers twice the first summer and fall! This spring it bloomed again. It has pretty pink and white blooms.
So, this summer we bought another one. That one is growing slower than the first one we have. But, still doing well. It did not bloom yet either. But, we hope it will bloom in the fall.
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July 28, 2015
MN, US
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2 months ago
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We were very pleased with how nice our tree was when arrived. It was packed very carefully and arrived in very good condition. We have not experienced any blooming as of yet as we have only had it for a few months, but look forward to watching it grow and flower. The tree was purchased in memory of my Mother who passed away in April.
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July 28, 2015
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2 months ago
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Sunshine
Tree arrived in great shape. They are doing very well. Have seen growth up to eight to ten inches. They seem to be very hardy. Watered most days. Would order again if needed.
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July 29, 2015
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1 month ago
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I almost killed but bounced back!!
I applied miracle grow in concentrated form to Autumn Cherry Tree . I was sure I killed it as all the leaves fell off. Well what do you know it bounced back and now appears more vibrant then ever . it grew a few inches in past two months despite near death experience . I am very happy with this purchase
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July 28, 2015
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Autumn Cherry tree
Arrived in excellenct condition. True to size described on website. Actually was taller than expected at almost six feet and well leafed. DPR, Parker, CO
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July 25, 2015
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3 weeks ago
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Love it!
I am thoroughly pleased with how the Autumn Cherry arrived! Despite summer shipping, shipment to zone 8, it arrived well packed, well watered and thriving. I followed the recommendations, set it in the shade, outside for a few days, before putting it in the ground. It is now well planted, using the soil additions also ordered, and it is doing just Great! I ordered the 6 ft tree, and it was definitley 6 ft, and probably a bit more. There is a ton of new growth on it already and it's only been in the ground a few weeks. I'm also pleased that the pruning already done will help it grow into the single main trunk I prefer. Wonderful tree, expect great things from it!
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July 29, 2015
FL, US
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3 weeks ago
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TOO SOON FOR FINAL JUDGEMENT
I received my tree in record time in good shape as promised. I noticed leaves trying to turn brown after I planted it and we have had record rains here in Chicago area. (8 inches in June alone) It seems to be adjusting to it's new location and I'm watching how much I water it as I have been informed by you that too much water can look like too little water also. I will better be able to give a fair appraisal of this tree after a few more months in the ground. Keep in touch.
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July 28, 2015
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2 months ago
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autumn cherry tree
It is too soon to make an excellent comment since my 3 trees are still new and young, As of this time, I would say they are still alive and doing very good and most probably they are still on the verge of adjustment on their new environment. I'm expecting too much from these trees. They are like my children. My concern is when winter comes.
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July 30, 2015
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1 month ago
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Ive had it for a little over two weeks and the leaves are edged with brown and a bunch have fallen off. There is no new growth. Are we in ttrouble????
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July 29, 2015
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2 weeks ago
Dead tree
My wife and I planted the tree in our front yard. It received plenty of sun and water. Above average soil was used to plant. Supposedly we're in an area where the tree should do well. It died after about two weeks.

Tom Lally
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July 27, 2015
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Laughing Stock of the Neighborhood
I spent $150 for a 5' dead stick. It had 3 very tiny roots on it when it arrived... So I planted it according to instruction. After about two weeks, it budded a few small branches but all near the bottom, within 12" of the ground. These are still alive, but nothing above that point is alive at all... So now I have a 5 foot dead stick in the middle of my front yard, with a few leaves bunched at the bottom... Not impressed ... If it grows next spring... It will be a bush at best... Certainly not a TREE.
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July 25, 2015
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4 months ago
no signs of life
arrived "dormant," never changed once planted following instructions to a T (including using extra $ fertilizer kit). So, dead. Not a good experience for our first try with this company.
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July 26, 2015
Bethesda, MD, US
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Not pleased
The trees were bare root, received while at work on Thursday, put them in water upon my arrival home that evening, planted them on Saturday and it is dead. I have already called customer service and requested a replacement this fall.
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July 27, 2015
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3 months ago
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4
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Tree was dead on arrival
We received the tree in an apparent hibernative state. Planted as the instructions recommended, waited a week and nothing happen. The tree company gave a credit for the tree but I still had to eat the $20 shipping expense.
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July 27, 2015
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3 months ago
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When is the best time to plant this tree? I live in NJ, zone 7a
Ana L on Apr 2, 2015
Best Answer: This tree can be planted all year, though it will need a bit more attention to water if you plant it in the summer. It will need a well drained spot that you keep moist especially the first season, until its roots are established. Fast-Growing-Trees horticultural sends the best form (potted or dormant bareroot ) for successful planting at any given time of the year, and only ships items that can be successfully planted and grown where you live.
Reply · Report · KarenStaff on Jul 6, 2015
I live in Zone 8 or College Station, Texas. I am very interested in planting this tree next February and I want to make sure that the tree has a great soil base to survive. What is the best type of soil that this tree will thrive in?
Juan R on Aug 31, 2014
Best Answer: This tree is pretty tolerant of most soils, though it must have good drainage. It will be fine in ordinary, decent garden soil, but if you have heavy clay or real light, sandy soil, you will want to add a generous amount of compost to help with drainage and moisture retention.
Reply · Report · KarenStaff on Jul 6, 2015
Is there a dwarf Autumn Cherry Blossom tree that only grows up to about 6 feet or similar bush that blooms beautiful flowers in spring and fall, like the Autumn Cherry Blossom ?
Jennifer C on Apr 12, 2015
I live in zone 4 when is the best time to plant the autumn cherry tree?
cecilia r on Apr 28, 2015
Best Answer: You can plant pretty much any time, if your ground is not frozen. If you plant in summer, you will need to pay attention to watering, so your tree stays evenly moist to withstand summer heat. We supply the best form for transplanting depending on the time of year, and we only ship when it is feasible to plant in any given area.
Reply · Report · KarenStaff on Jul 6, 2015
We live in Zone 9. How will the warmer weather affect it? Also, can it handle frequent watering? We have grey water irrigation, which means it would get watered daily (from a shower).
Donna M on Feb 22, 2015
does this tree have a beautiful scent?
Elaine H on Mar 8, 2015
Best Answer: It has a light, sweet scent.
Reply · Report · KarenStaff on Jul 6, 2015
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how will the root system of this tree affect my house or any piping?
Antonio S on Jun 1, 2014
Best Answer: My Autumn Cherry Tree is really to young to answer this question since I have had it in the ground only 2 years. My tree is planted along side a planned road on a 2,5 acre lot and no where near a house. It is near an irrigation line but I doubt that pipe will be impacted at all.
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Does this tree produce any fruit?
A shopper on Aug 11, 2014
Best Answer: I purchased this tree two years ago. It arrived as a sapling. It now is only 3.5' tall and only has approx 5-6 little branches on it...At this rate I'm doubtful at my age (66) that I will live long enough to even see it bloom.No it produces no fruit.
Reply · Report · Betty M on Aug 11, 2014
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I lived in MA which is zone 6 and it is summer now here, I am interested to buy this tree, when is the best time to plant the autumn cherry tree in my zone ?
Nida Q on Jun 12, 2015
Best Answer: Hi Nida!

I purchased this tree for a friend that lives in Minnesota and she has sent me pictures of it in spring and autumn while it is in bloom. She planted it in the spring time of 2014 and it has flourished. That being said, MInnesota has a much harsher climate than Massachusetts, which is where I live as well. I am more than certain you could plant this tree in either season and it will endure.
Reply · Report · tracey m on Jun 12, 2015
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Does this tree have cherrys to fall off?
A shopper on Oct 10, 2014
Best Answer: I have been told it does not have cherries to fall off.
Reply · Report · Anthony G on Jul 28, 2015
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whats the life span of this tree?
andrey s on May 29, 2015
Best Answer: The rest of your life.
Reply · Report · vince b on Jun 4, 2015
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If I'll buy two of this tree, what is the required spacing on both sides when planting this tree ?
Nida Q on Jun 13, 2015
Best Answer: I planted my Autumn Cherry Tree September 2014. The tree has been growing vertically and beginning to spread out. I anticipate at least five feet on each side of the trunk a number of years from now.
R. H. (N.J.)
Reply · Report · rolanne h on Jun 23, 2015
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My tree has a straight trunk but is leaning to the left (after planted) above the trunk, should I put steaks down and secure the tree straight?
Also, should I be watering daily for a bit?
WendyR on May 18, 2015
Best Answer: My autumn cherry is about one year old (5-6 feet with 1 inch trunk). I am using a skinny green tree stake (4-5 foot at depot) to brace it with zip ties ( not too tight to restrict growth...leave some space to the trunk and check every month, cut and replace zip ties as needed). I would gently persuade it to straighten with zip ties, then after the trunk is 2 to 3 inches diameter, u can switch to the heavy duty staking kit ( the kind with ground stakes, rope and the garden hose pieces to protect the trunk, and stake it more firmly. The tree is still young and should be easy to straighten out, just be gentle.
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OUR SOIL HAS A LOT OF CLAY IN IT. HOW WILL THE AUTUMN CHERRY TREE DO IN THAT TYPE OF SOIL? WE LIVE IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA.
Clinton A on Jul 28, 2015
Best Answer: I live in Tennessee and have clay and rock soil. I bought 3 of the autumn cherry trees and they are doing fine. They bloomed this spring and should bloom this fall. When we planted them, we dug a 3ft hole around them and mixed the clay with compost and composted manure and added some osmocote ( slow release fertilizer granules)and watered them really well. We also mulched along the top. They are growing and doing well.
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how fast does this tree grows?
maria m on Jun 24, 2015
Best Answer: I planted my new tree, which was about five feet tall, in October. I staked it because I didn't want to take the chance of heavy winds breaking it. I was surprised that I got a few blossoms a couple of months ago. The tree is about 8 feet tall and looks healthy. I picked this tree because it blooms twice a year as my previous tree bloomed once a year. Good luck in what ever you choose:)
Reply · Report · Debra P on Jun 24, 2015
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Is it possible to get the Autumn Flowering Cherry tree with just one main trunk? I don't want a tree that has many trunks directly out of the ground.
Jean T on Jun 4, 2014
Best Answer: hello,
i bought a small vrrsion of this tree so there wss only 1 fork on it but the main trunk was well defined. since it was planted over a year ago there is still a main trunk (thicker now) with many branches sprouting off it. hope this gives you a better idea of what to expect.
Reply · Report · melissa p on Jun 6, 2014
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How do you ship the trees?
Lynda S on May 31, 2014
Best Answer: The shipping is fine. The tree comes potted, stapled into in a carton. I don't remember if it was shipped UPS or USPS, but I received a 7-ft tree in good shape (SC to NY).

I will add, though, that my 7-foot tree had a bare section (no branches, no leaves) about 1 1/2 feet long just above the midway point of the trunk; and its upper branches also were bare along their lower portions.

This is my second year with the tree, and those bare sections have never filled in. I also had only a handful of blossoms this spring, but that may be due to the tree's location or other factors beyond the control of the nursery.
Reply · Report · Edwin E on May 31, 2014
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I just bought 3 autumn cherry trees and have just found out that the black walnut trees in the vicinity could be toxic to them. Anything I can do about that to protect the cherry trees?
Nan86 on Jul 19, 2015
Best Answer: Hi AE
Everything I researched sounded like a 50 ft. radius was the closest you could plant, and that that might be too close. Planting farther away sounded like it might survive but there is no guarantee.
Reply · Report · Lisa BStaff on Jul 20, 2015
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Is this tree toxic to dogs? What color is it in fall?
Tania M on Jul 29, 2015
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Is the autumn cherry deer resistant?
Melody D on Jun 21, 2015
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I removed a sycamore because the root system was damaging the driveway. What is the root system on the Autumn Cherry tree; and how does it compare to the Kwanzan Cherry? I have to get an approval from my homeowners' association and need to know the answer before they will approve. (they approved the Kwanzan Cherry and are giving me a hard time about the Autumn Cherry. Is there a difference???) Thank anyone out there
Linda S on Dec 29, 2014
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Most dormant trees shipped in the
late fall through spring arrive bare root

Bare Root trees are shipped without dirt or any green foliage showing. Some customers who have never planted bare root before, think that they received a "dead stick" with roots. These dormant trees are basically sleeping over the winter as most trees do. Because of their hibernation-like stage, this is a great way to transplant these trees. Since a bare root tree lacks foliage, they need very little moisture.


Most Trees and Shrubs are Pruned Before Shipping... at No Cost to You

Tree before pruning Tree after pruning Rose before pruning Rose after pruning
Maple Tree before pruning Maple Tree after pruning 3 gallon Knockout Rose before pruning 3 gallon Knockout Rose after pruning

Pruning makes plants appear to be less-full than the ones you may have seen at your local big box garden center. A retailer's goal is to have plants look their best while sitting in the store. Our goal is to have them look the best after you plant them.

Pruned trees and shrubs not only travel better, but become established much quicker. So rather than supporting extra foliage, they put their energy into sending out deep roots. Once that happens, your plants become hardier and quickly explode with new top growth. Above the ground, pruning helps your plants develop a more attractive form.


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