• Kwanzan Cherry for Sale

    Kwanzan Cherry for Sale

    Kwanzan Cherry for Sale

 

Kwanzan Cherry

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-t- Premium Planting Kit
Planting Kit Planting Kit

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 Root Rocketâ„¢ Mycorrhizal Fungi so your tree can quickly explode with new root growth.

  2. Breathable Tree Guard protects against gnawing mice, rabbits, deer and mowers.

  3. Tree Stake Kit to help keep your tree stable, giving roots time to grow.
Fungi Tree Guard Tree Guard
Root Rocket 24" Tree Guard Tree Staking Kit
$14.95
-t- Planting Mix
Kwanzan Cherry Planting Mix

Helps your Kwanzan Cherry 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.

Use 1 bag of Planting Mix for each plant ordered.


Soil Contents
$6.95
-t- Root Rocketâ„¢ Fertilizer
Root Rocket™ Transplant Fertilizer

2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using Root Rocket™ 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.

APPLICATION:
1 packet per plant

Root Rocket Fertilizer
$4.95

Growing Zones: 5-9


Growing Zones 5-9 This plant is recommended for zones: 5-9
(green area above)
You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

30-40 ft.

Mature Width:

30-40 ft.

Sunlight:

Full Sun

Drought Tolerance:

Good

Botanical Name:

Prunus 'Kwanzan'

Does Not Ship To:

AZ, CA, WA

Magnificent Pink Blooms

- Hardiest of all cherry trees
- Rapidly grows to a mature height of 30-40 ft.

The Kwanzan Flowering Cherry Tree is easily the showiest of all Cherry Trees. Its flowers aren't just pink... but 'Double Pink,' meaning you get twice as many petals and twice as many blooms as found on other trees.

Your new Kwanzan Cherry Tree blooms in large clusters of 3-5 flowers! These clusters are the thickest of all pink flowering trees and look similar to carnations.

Your Kwanzans will begin to bloom in April. Also a delight in the fall, when it will give you golden autumn leaves that grab everyone's attention. If you go to the Washington DC annual Flowering Cherry Festival, you may notice a few microscopic holes in the leaves. This is common with Flowering Cherries and can only be seen upon close inspection. This does not affect the flowering or health of the tree. Most owners never notice it, but it is something we get questions about.

One of the easiest flowering trees to grow! Thrives in almost any soil and climate. Easily grown in zones 5-9. A tree for many seasons!






Customer Reviews

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I bought the Kwanzan Cherry and received it in early March. I planted it immediately. It came as a bare twig, and I was very worried that it wasnt going to be everything I hoped for. Well after 2 weeks it had leaves all over it, and is growing quickly! I backfilled my hole with cow manure from the hardware store when I planted it, so maybe that helped, but this thing is going to be wonderful in a couple of years
December 31, 2012
thought mine would be gone bye-bye when I planned a ""stick"" down and only days later... we went into the worse drought last year here in Austin, TX. But now, it still stands strong, and buds are waiting to bust out in a few weeks... Just awesome!!
December 31, 2012
Purchased
over 5 years ago
Being from Florida, I do not know much about cherry trees. But I wanted a blooming cherry for my property in the north east Georgia mountains. I took a chance on the Kwazan cherry. I planted it the first of April on the mountain and it leafed out a week later. Then I was thrilled to see all the beautiful double pink blossoms arriving. It was a show! Not bad for a four foot tree. I can just imagine what shell look like when she gets big
December 31, 2012
I live in Florida and the heat and humidity take a toll on trees and plants. It arrived in great condition and was easy to plant. It produced nice colorful blossoms in its first spring and I am looking forward to more blossoms this Spring. It is a slow grower.
December 31, 2012
Purchased
over 4 years ago
Our Kwanzan Cherry tree arrived larger than expected. We planted the tree and so far its thriving.
December 31, 2012
Kwanzan Cherry
My tree arrived in pretty good shape, taller than I expected. The leaves were somewhat bug eaten and the tree a bit misshapen. That said, the tree seems to be thriving even in the very hot New Mexico summer. This kwanzan cherry was in much better shape than any I could find in Albuquerque, even at a commercial supplier. I look forward to a beautiful bloom next spring.
September 22, 2014
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Growing Zone:
4
The Kwanzan Cherry was packed very well and arrived in good condition. I planted it last fall and it is doing very well. Even though I bought the smallest size, it has leafed out and bloomed this first year. I look forward to it growing and becoming even better in future years. It is very healthy and I am very pleased
December 31, 2012
Purchased
over 4 years ago
I bought and planted 2 trees in early spring 2012. The trees are very happy June 2014. I am in Zone 6/7
December 31, 2012
The trees were packed and shipped carefully. The treeswere in good shape with complete planting instructions. Despite a rough summer here in Georgia, the cherry has survived.
December 31, 2012
Purchased
over 4 years ago
I just love this tree! The second year it grew so much. I cant wait to see how it does this summer. Love the flowers!
December 31, 2012

Planting & Care



It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Kwanzan Cherry


Kwanzan Cherry Planting Diretions Plant your Kwanzan Cherry Tree in an area that receives at least 6 hours of sunlight a day. Kwanzan Cherry Trees can tolerate shade, but prefer full sun. Plant your Kwazan Cherry Trees about 5 feet about for a privacy screen.

Kwanzan Cherry Trees will adapt to your natural soil even if it's sandy or heavy in clay as long as it's well draining. Keep your soil moist not over saturated. Once your soil feels slightly dry to the touch down about 3 inches give your Kwanzan Cherry Tree a deep watering.

Every Spring fertilize your Kwanzan Cherry Tree with a slow release balanced fertilizer like formula 10-10-10. Pink blooms will emerge in April to give you a show. In fall The leaves on your Kwanzan Cherry Tree will give you an encore show when they go from green to a beautiful golden yellow - bronze color.


Questions & Answers

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hardy, double blooms, deep color
Lawrence T on Jun 16, 2016
Replacement tree
SANDRA S on Jun 10, 2016
Size, hardy and color
GEORGE R on Jun 12, 2016
love the color pink and have always loved the cherry blossom
Stephanie L on Jun 9, 2016
Will the roots damage the foundation under the house? I want to plant it in my backyard or front yard.
A shopper on Jul 11, 2014
Best Answer: Our DF Kwanzan cherry tree was 4 years old when we bought our home. It was still stunning the neighborhood 28 years later (last year) when we sold it. It was 23 feet from the front door, & six (6) feet from our septic field. The only care it got was the annual removal of branches that were too low to walk under. Long branches overhung our sidewalk so, after it bloomed, the fallen blossoms had to be swept away to keep them from being tracked into the house. A minor inconvenience, compared to the glorious vision that filled our front window for @2 weeks every year!
Reply · Report · Kathie on Mar 10, 2016
why doesn't my tree bloom? I have two Kwanzan cherry trees and they are 5 years old and growing well and healthy but do not bloom.
Nancy Y on Apr 19, 2015
Best Answer: There are several reasons you might not have bloom on your Kwanzans. First, and most likely, they are probably not quite mature enough; it can take up to 7 years for a Kwanzan to start blooming. Or there might have been a cold snap in late winter/early spring after the buds started forming that killed them off. you might be giving them too much fertilizer, so the plants are producing lots of foliage, but no blooms.
Reply · Report · KarenStaff on Jul 6, 2015
In your Q & A, you said that early spring or early fall is the best time to plant this. Is it possible to order now, thus taking advantage of the sale, & have it shipped early spring so I can plant it then? I am in Kansas City, MO area.
Sherry D on Nov 16, 2014
Best Answer: Early spring or early fall are great times to plant, but you can also plant this tree pretty much any time the ground is not frozen or temperatures are not in the 90's! We supply potted plants in the summer, which makes transplanting in hot weather a lot easier on the plant. You will need to pay extra attention watering and keep it moist, but not soggy this first season until the roots get going good, but go ahead and take advantage of the sale!
Reply · Report · KarenStaff on Jul 6, 2015
Will this tree grown in Houston Texas?
rachael b on Mar 2, 2015
Best Answer: Yes, Houston is located in a zone 9 and that is within the recommended growing zone.
Reply · Report · Angela SStaff on Oct 20, 2015
How fast this tree grown a year?
Jenny D on Jul 27, 2014
Best Answer: When I first planted the tree it was 5 foot tall without limbs. Now it has more than quadruple in size, full of leave and had blossoms this spring. This tree grows extremely fast.
Reply · Report · Daniel C on Jul 27, 2014
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why do you not ship the kwanzan cherry tree to california?
stephanie f on May 14, 2015
Best Answer: Agricultural restrictions prohibits us from shipping it into you state.
Reply · Report · Robyn .Staff on Dec 30, 2015
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what kind of insects infect this tree?
judith a on Jul 20, 2014
Best Answer: The insects attracted to this tree are easily kept at bay with organic pesticides. Aphids, borers, spider mites and tent caterpillars are known for enjoying Kwanzan Cherry Trees, but they're very easily prevented.
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Jul 29, 2014
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Is it ok to plant this tree in July in michigan?
A shopper on Jun 30, 2014
Best Answer: If the temperatures aren't scorching hot (85+) it's fine to go ahead and plant the Kwanzan Cherry Tree in July.
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Jul 7, 2014
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Does this tree grow in Alberta, Canada?
A shopper on Sep 5, 2014
Best Answer: The growing zones in Alberta are a little too cold for the Kwanzan Cherry. The Growing Zones of this cherry tree are 5-9... Here is a map of Canadian Growing Zones for reference...
http://gmaps.nrcan.gc.ca/laasmapper.php?LAYERS=494601,2701,2700,4240,2057&title=Plant%20Hardiness%20Zones%201981-2010&title_f=Rusticit%C3%A9%20des%20plantes%201981-2010&bc=1
Reply · Report · Angela SStaff on Oct 30, 2014
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what kind of fertilizer do I use/?
sugieann on Apr 23, 2015
Best Answer: Every Spring fertilize your Kwanzan Cherry Tree with a slow release balanced fertilizer like formula 10-10-10.
Reply · Report · Robyn .Staff on Jan 21, 2016
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can I grow it in this season?
how high will it grow up every year?
Herrison on Aug 24, 2014
Best Answer: Now would be a good time to plant the cherry tree if it is kept well watered.
It will grow about 3 feet a year.
Reply · Report · Brooks D on Aug 24, 2014
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I want it to bear fruit. What do you recommend?
Don E on Aug 8, 2014
Best Answer: The Kwanzan Cherry does not bear fruit. If you want a fruit bearing cherry tree we have several:

http://www.fast-growing-trees.com/CherryTrees.htm
Reply · Report · Angela SStaff on Oct 30, 2014
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will this tree grow good in ky. and what can I do to help it live?
A shopper on Jun 17, 2014
Best Answer: The Kwanzan Cherry Tree will do great in Kentucky! Follow the planting and care instructions on the link below for the best results.

http://www.plantingdirections.com/cherry-trees/
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Jun 25, 2014
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does the Kwanzan Cherry tree have deep roots?
Kathy B on Apr 23, 2016
Best Answer: From my research I would have to say "no".
Reply · Report · Charles r on Apr 23, 2016
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What do the leaves look like when it's not blooming?
Amy H on Jun 23, 2015
Best Answer: Hi Amy. I planted one of these last year and it is doing GREAT!. No blooms yet; it may take a year or two to establish. The leaves are medium sized, heart-shaped, light green and attractive. Hope this helps.
Reply · Report · Thomas H on Jun 23, 2015
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I live in a condo and have a very small yard will this damage my underground pipes and foundation. Guess best question is how far from foundation should I plant this?
shirley p on May 8, 2015
Best Answer: I would plant 15 feet away from the any foundation.
Reply · Report · Robyn .Staff on Jan 13, 2016
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How fast does this tree grow and can you prune the tree in order to keep it from getting to tall?
Linda K on Feb 28, 2015
Best Answer: This tree grows about 13-24" per year and you can prune the tree back to prevent it from getting too large.
Reply · Report · Angela SStaff on Oct 20, 2015
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When is the best time to plant this tree in zone 5?
Kelli P on Aug 22, 2014
Best Answer: Th best time to plant the Kwazan Cherry Tree is in the early Spring or early Fall. If your temperatures aren't scorching hot in the 90's or above then it will be fine to go ahead and plant now.
Reply · Report · Allison BStaff on Aug 25, 2014
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Can I plant these cherry trees near my drain field, or septic? I know some trees you can't because the roots are very invasive
k s on Feb 28, 2016
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Does it give fruit?
Chrystal E on Jun 18, 2016
Best Answer: No. This blooms beautiful pink double flowers in the spring. In the fall leaves turn yellow and drop. Mine is just two years old and seems to be doing very well in full sun.
Reply · Report · Thomas H on Jun 18, 2016
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After planting my Kwanzan cherry tree, when can I expect to see it flower for the first time?
Jonathan L on Apr 3, 2016
Best Answer: We have the similar question. It has been 2 years we planted the tree and we did not see a single flower yet.
The growth is also very slow and it seems to be of the same height from the time we received. FYI: we are based of North Carolina
Reply · Report · Prasanna Kumari Y on Apr 4, 2016
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Does it grow cherries? Are they edible?
A shopper on Jun 6, 2014
Best Answer: No it does not grow any cherrys it is only a flowering tree
Reply · Report · Hector S on Jun 8, 2014
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How wide is the root system? I bought a sapling as a memorial planting for my brother. He has a HUGE space for this Kwanzan....but his wife finally said "there is no room for a tree". It is now mine. My 2 sides of my yard are on a sloped retaining wall about 20 feet deep. Will the root system damage the retaining wall?
Patricia M on Apr 21, 2016
Best Answer: No they should not damage the retaining wall.
Reply · Report · Robyn .Staff on Apr 21, 2016
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Would this tree grow in Oceanside, CA, 92056?
Ron P on Jun 4, 2015
Best Answer: While it is not recommended for your area that is not to say that it will not thrive there. Customers have grown trees outside of their zone successfully with a little extra TLC. We do not put a warranty on trees outside of the recommended growing zones.
Reply · Report · Angela SStaff on Oct 27, 2015
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how is this planted? is it a tree or a seed?
oscar o on May 23, 2015
Best Answer: It's a tree, shipped ready to be planted.
Reply · Report · Catherine J on May 23, 2015
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How will this plant do in So Cal? We are about 3 miles from the ocean and have a morning marine layer several months a year. Full sun from about 10;00 o'clock on. This will be a parkway tree planted between the street and sidewalk.
Bruce L on Jun 25, 2014
Best Answer: I would think the Kwanzan Cherry would do very well in your location.
We have 2 trees and they did not have flowers the firs year, however when they do flower they are truly beautiful. Hope this is helpful.
Reply · Report · Brooks D on Jun 25, 2014
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Can I grow this tree in Tamarac Flordia?
roger on Jun 4, 2014
Best Answer: I would assume that you could it survived on wyoming. Freezing winters and 100 degree summers.
Reply · Report · Matthew D on Jun 4, 2014
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apparently i am in zone 10 but this plant's maximum is 9 is it still going to work??
A shopper on Jun 2, 2014
Best Answer: It has to do with the amount of "chill hours" ~ temperatures between 35-45 degrees. Chill hours are required in order for the tree to bloom. I hope this is helpful.
Reply · Report · Kaye M on Jun 3, 2014
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I recently planted my Kwanzan tree in my yard. The tips of each leaf has turned brown and looks dry. Now sure what's going on with my tree. Can anyone suggest a solution?
Timithy R on May 11, 2016
Best Answer: It can be a number of things: Leaf Scorch, when the temperatures rises and it doesn't get an adequate amount of water.
It could also be that its getting too much water and fertilizer.
Reply · Report · Robyn .Staff on May 12, 2016
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I planted my tree last early summer, it has started leaving but no flowers, what can I do to?
Jennifer W on May 2, 2016
Best Answer: I planted mine Nov, 2014,, It has never bloomed, I read it may take 3 to 7 years for it to start blooming, My tree is only about 5 foot tall...
Reply · Report · Karen A on May 2, 2016
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