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Snow Fountains® Weeping Cherry Tree

Prunus ‘Snofozam'

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Growing Zones: 5-8 outdoors
(hardy down to -10℉)



Growing Zones 5-8 outdoors
You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

8-15 ft.

Mature Width:

6-8 ft.

Sunlight:

Full Sun

Spacing:

6-10 ft.

Growth Rate:

Slow

Drought Tolerance:

Moderate

Botanical Name:

Prunus ‘Snofozam'

Does Not Ship To:

AZ, CA, WA



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The Space Saving Flowering Cherry With Tons of Color

Snow Fountain Weeping Cherry Trees are popular all across the nation because they display multiple seasons of color in even the smallest landscapes. By only growing to about 15 feet tall they can fit anywhere.

They are the perfect choice for planting in rows along a property border or close to structures like driveways or sidewalks because they won’t take over the space. However, with their unforgettable beauty they are most often used as accent pieces or the main focal point of flowering gardens. 

Snow Fountain Weeping Cherries have elegant arching branches that become covered in thousands of pure white blossoms every spring. The flowers cover the tree from top to bottom, causing it to look like a large water fountain that’s completely frozen over.

During the warmer seasons the canopy becomes filled with lush, glossy green leaves that turn vibrant shades of orange and gold in the fall. In the winter the Snow Fountain Weeping Cherry still displays color with its red to mahogany trunk that stands in the empty winter landscape.

The blossoms attract important pollinators like butterflies and your landscape, which are a delight to watch as they flutter from bloom to bloom. They will pollinate your Weeping Cherry tree as well as other flowering plants in your garden.

Low maintenance Snow Fountain Weeping Cherry Trees are a favorite among the north and snow because they’re cold hardy and heat resistant. They are cold hardy to zone 5 and will flourish under heavy layers of ice and snow. Your summers will be worry free while your drought tolerant Snow Fountain Weeping Cherry Tree flourishes without the need to be constantly checked on. 


Our country experienced an extremely mild winter this year. Because of this, pesky insects did not have a chance to die like they normally do. So, you may see spots or holes or other minor issues, no need to worry! These are minor symptoms caused by the natural environment that will not affect the overall health of your plant. We have made incredible strides to stop issues before they occur in our nursery. But sometimes Mother Nature plays a big part with these issues.




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A beautiful specimen!
The tree is thriving! It was a beautiful specimen...with just a few top branches in perfect form. Its healthy, happy and still growing!It should be beautiful as it branches out in maturity... very pleased and would recommend to anyone looking for an excellent product! Ive also received a yellow rose tree, which was also a beautiful specimen!
May 15, 2018
Purchased
3 months ago
Never bloomed
Smaller than expected and never bloomed... planted as instructed but weather turned colder than normal, not sure if will survive
Nothing like the picture when I ordered, it has never bloomed
Nothing like the picture when I ordered, it has never bloomed
May 12, 2018
Purchased
3 months ago

Planting & Care



It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Snow Fountains® Weeping Cherry Tree



Step 1: Dig Your Hole


Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Snow Fountains® Weeping 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.

Planting & Care

Step 2: Place Your Plant


Next, separate the roots of your Snow Fountains® Weeping 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 Snow Fountains® Weeping Cherry Tree again after the transplant is complete.


Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this?
Fast-Growing-Trees.com Store
cause it’s adorable! Perfect height at maturity. The colors are great too
Janice G on May 7, 2018
landscaping
Shirley S on Apr 26, 2018
cause it’s adorable! Perfect height at maturity. The colors are great too
Janice G on May 7, 2018
mothers day gift
Robert J on May 5, 2018
landscaping
Shirley S on Apr 26, 2018
Reminder of "Spring is here"
Al F on Mar 10, 2018
I SAW THIS TREE IN MY NEIGHBORHOOD AND HAD TO HAVE ONE. TOOK A WHILE TO FIND OUT WHAT KIND IT WAS, AS SOON AS I DID I WAS ON LINE ODERING. CAN'T WAIT TO GET MINE.
TYNA V on Apr 24, 2017
I love the look of this weeping cherry tree and I know it will look beautiful in my yard. I can't wait to receive it. I've always wanted one.
Melissa B on Apr 20, 2017
Like the way the tree will grow
Andres R on Apr 19, 2017
I have two of these trees already. They are gorgeous. Easy to maintain and the colors are beautiful this time of year.
Can't wait to plant my new one.
Thank you
Cheryl H on Apr 16, 2017
the tree is beautiful and is going to be beautiful in my front yard
Rebecca P on Apr 11, 2017
I have been looking for a smaller tree to put in my yard since last fall. I was not able to find anything that I liked locally and thought I would try and order this tree as it would fit perfect where I want one.
Vicki H on Apr 9, 2017
It will be an accent tree in my driveway.
Ignacio O on Apr 4, 2017
mothers day gift
Robert J on May 5, 2018
Reminder of "Spring is here"
Al F on Mar 10, 2018
How big do these get about? I have a bay window in front of my house with about a 4 foot circumference around it. Will that be enough room or will it dominate the space?
on Mar 10, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The mature height is 8-15ft tall and 6-8ft wide.
Should I prune my snow fountain? If so, how?
Deborah J on Mar 29, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Best to do a Google search. I found site (but appears cannot post link here). Here are some highlights:
To encourage your branches to arch up and then fall, prune areas that drop down and leave branches that arch out like an umbrella.
Most important, you should prune your weeping cherry tree right after it flowers and before the leaves grow in. This is the optimal time to prune because it is easier to see where you need to make a cut without the leaves.
The other suggests a second pruning in June or July.
What time of year should i plant my weeping cherry tree ?
Cinsue20 on Apr 9, 2017
BEST ANSWER: They can be planted all year, as long as the ground isn’t frozen. If you plant your tree during the summer, especially during a heat wave of drought then give your tree extra water. The best time to plant is in the fall, six weeks before the first frost so your tree can get rooted into the ground before winter, or in the spring six weeks after the final frost, giving it time to become established before summer heat sets in. Keep in mind that planting during the summer still gives your tree enough time to get rooted in before the winter.
How big is the tree when it arrives?
dee n on May 5, 2018
Would it be ok to plant this near our pool? It is a concrete pool.
Jkmccoy on Apr 8, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes they can be planted near a pool, driveway or any type of foundation.
Compared to other ornamental cherries, do these bloom early, mid season, or late?
We live in D.C. and Yoshinos are about 4 weeks past while our Kwanzan is a day or so past peak.
Mark B on Apr 17, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The Snow Fountain Cherry's bloom in April.
How deer resistant are these trees?
Nancy C on Apr 29, 2017
BEST ANSWER: It is is deer resistant. However if food is sparse pesky deer will eat anything.
Does this tree produce ANY fruit? Or is it just flowers and leaves? I have an ant issue and don't want any fruit even by accident lol.
wendy b on May 10, 2018
BEST ANSWER: No
Can this tree be planted in a large pot?
Donna B on Feb 25, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes you can plant them in large containers.
Y can't I buy this tree now? I would like to purchase it now
Brenda P on May 12, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I purchased April 2017 and it’s doing Wonderful it survived a Michigan winter I’m very pleased with this purchase
Can this tree be planted near a well?
Casie C on Apr 7, 2018
BEST ANSWER: We do not know. Ours is not planted near a well
How long will this tree continue to grow approximately?
Mr J on Feb 23, 2018
BEST ANSWER: 6 years to be substantial but it’s worth the wait

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