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Kwanzan Cherry TreePrunus 'Kwanzan'

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  • Kwanzan Cherry Tree

    Kwanzan Cherry Trees bloom in spring.

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  • Kwanzan Cherry Tree

    Kwanzan Cherry Trees have double blooms.

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    Enjoy bright fall color as well!

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Kwanzan Cherry TreePrunus 'Kwanzan'

161 reviews
Flowering Trees

Cloaked in a profusion of cascading pink flowers, Kwanzan Cherry Tree is known as the most prolific bloomer in the flowering cherry family. Plus, the Kwanzan thrives in tough conditions while still delivering unmatched color and eye-catching blooms, making it perfect for effortless elegance in almost any landscape area.

  • Delivers twice the petals and twice the number of blooms as similar varieties.
  • Blooms in large clusters of three to five.
  • One of the hardiest flowering cherries, thriving down to -10 degrees.
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Kwanzan Cherry Tree Care

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plant sunlight

Sunlight The Kwanzan thrives in full sun (at least six hours of sunlight daily).

plant watering

Watering Water your tree when the top 2 inches of soil dries. Generally, a slow trickle with a garden hose for about 10 minutes is ideal.

plant fertilizing

Fertilizing After the first two years, apply 1/10 pound of actual nitrogen per year for each year of the tree’s age, with a maximum of 1 pound per year. Apply it once in the spring, or spread the nitrogen into two to four equal applications over the spring and summer.


Hardiest Cherry Blooms Welcome Spring

Why Kwanzan Cherry Trees?

The hardiest of the Cherry Tree family, the Kwanzan heightens springtime each year, welcoming the new season with unmatched color. In fact, it's also the showiest of all Cherry Trees. And its flowers aren't just pink...but double pink, meaning that you get twice the petals and twice the blooms of other trees.

Your new Kwanzan Cherry Tree blooms in huge clusters of 3 to 5 flowers. These clusters are the thickest of all pink trees and resemble carnations in hue and volume.

Kwanzans begin to bloom in April, with full florals that can last weeks at a time. In the fall, golden autumn leaves take hold, captivating neighbors and guests alike. Basically, the Kwanzan offers four seasons of visual interest, giving you the best yard on the block.

And it's one of the easiest flowering trees to grow! The Kwanzan Cherry thrives in almost any soil and climate, so you don't have to spend hours in your garden spraying, fertilizing and pruning. When it comes to the Kwanzan, there's no guesswork in growing.

Why Fast-Growing-Trees.com is Better

But the best part about your Kwanzan? We’ve planted and grown your Cherry Tree at our nursery for months, long before it ships to your doorstep. Now, you get a well-developed root system (no bare-root!) and better branching than ever before.

Unlike other big-box retailers and chain garden centers, we've put in the extra work so that you get a Kwanzan Cherry Tree that thrives in your landscape.

The only work for you is selecting the perfect spot for your Kwanzan Cherry. Order your own Kwanzan Cherry Tree today!

Planting & Care

1. Planting: Kwanzans grow best in moist, well-drained soil and full to partial sun (at least 4 hours of sunlight daily).

Dig your hole just as deep and twice as wide as the root ball. Leave a small mound of dirt in the center of the hole to set the root ball on and carefully spread the roots in the hole. Backfill your hole, place your tree, and water the surrounding area. Do not cover the crown with the soil...only cover the roots. Finally, spread mulch over the surrounding soil to conserve moisture.

2. Watering: Water your tree when the top 2 inches of soil dries (a slow trickle with a garden hose for about 10 minutes is recommended).

3. Fertilizing: Flowering Cherries will not require fertilizer for the first two years. After that, apply 1/10 pound of actual nitrogen per year for each year of the tree’s age, with a maximum of 1 pound per year. Apply it once in the spring, or spread the nitrogen into 2 to 4 equal applications over the spring and summer.

4. Pruning: Removal of the current year’s old, faded flowers and fruit clusters will promote flower buds for the following season. Prune the tree during in winter to remove dead or damaged branches.

Questions & Answers

Why Kwanzan Cherry Trees?

The hardiest of the Cherry Tree family, the Kwanzan heightens springtime each year, welcoming the new season with unmatched color. In fact, it's also the showiest of all Cherry Trees. And its flowers aren't just pink...but double pink, meaning that you get twice the petals and twice the blooms of other trees.

Your new Kwanzan Cherry Tree blooms in huge clusters of 3 to 5 flowers. These clusters are the thickest of all pink trees and resemble carnations in hue and volume.

Kwanzans begin to bloom in April, with full florals that can last weeks at a time. In the fall, golden autumn leaves take hold, captivating neighbors and guests alike. Basically, the Kwanzan offers four seasons of visual interest, giving you the best yard on the block.

Who is Fast Growing Trees?

We are the largest mail-order nursery in the country, shipping bigger and better trees directly to your doorstep.

We’ve planted and grown your Cherry Tree at our nursery for months, long before it ships to your doorstep. Now, you get a well-developed root system (no bare-root!) and better branching than ever before.

Unlike other big-box retailers and chain garden centers, we've put in the extra work so that you get a Kwanzan Cherry Tree that thrives in your landscape.

The only work for you is selecting the perfect spot for your Kwanzan Cherry. Order your own Kwanzan Cherry Tree today!

Where Does the Kwanzan Cherry Grow?

Hardy down to -10 degrees, the Kwanzan thrives in growing zones 5 through 9.

Planting the Kwanzan Cherry Tree

Kwanzans grow best in moist, well-drained soil and full to partial sun (at least 4 hours of sunlight daily).

Dig your hole just as deep and twice as wide as the root ball. Leave a small mound of dirt in the center of the hole to set the root ball on and carefully spread the roots in the hole. Backfill your hole, place your tree, and water the surrounding area. Do not cover the crown with the soil...only cover the roots. Finally, spread mulch over the surrounding soil to conserve moisture.

When Do I Water My Kwanzan Cherry Tree?

Water your tree when the top 2 inches of soil dries (a slow trickle with a garden hose for about 10 minutes is recommended).

How to Prune Kwanzan Cherry Trees

Removal of the current year’s old, faded flowers and fruit clusters will promote flower buds for the following season. Prune the tree during in winter to remove dead or damaged branches.

Shipping Details

Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

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Product Details

Mature Height: 30-40 ft.
Mature Width: 30-40 ft.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Growth Rate: Moderate
Botanical Name: Prunus 'Kwanzan'
Does Not Ship To: AZ,CA,WA
Grows Well In Zones: 5-9 outdoors
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Growing Zones: 5-9 outdoors

(hardy down to -10℉)

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LL
06/20/2022
Lori L.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Tree

Great tree! Growing fast so I bought another!

A
06/03/2022
Anonymous
United States United States
I recommend this product

Excited

It looked great on arrival and it promises to be a beautiful part of the landscape here in Georgia.

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05/30/2022
Anonymous
United States United States

Kwanzan Cherry Tree

Great

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05/25/2022
Kerri
United States United States
I recommend this product

She's Strong - and Awesome! Zone 5

I planted my Kwanzan Cherry on May 15, 2021. I wanted to wait a year before giving my review. I bought the largest size available and was excited that she was 6'8" upon arrival. I planted her with the organic soil from FGT, and it was not recommended to add fertilizer in first two years. She didn't seem to change that much last summer, but WOW... on May 7th, 2022, she showed some very pretty blossoms. I had bought the 3 stake kit and anchored her down last year, but I avoided the third strap because it would have gone into our grass, and I figured it would be in the way of mowing and the two straps seemed to be anchoring it down just fine with wind. I covered her with tree bark wrap over the Winter months. On May 21, 2022 I woke up at 7:30 am to grab coffee and Southern Colorado received a late Spring snow and we had a Surprise 6" of heavy wet snow overnight. I was shocked to see my Kwanzan in an upside down arc and the top of the tree was touching the ground. I panicked and ran out there in my pajamas and flip flops and shook all the the snow off. She was still heavily leaning left but not broke. I grabbed the 3rd anchor strap and a hammer to anchor her and pulled her upright. Lesson learned why the tripod support system is important. I am looking forward to her showy cherry blossoms next year. I watched some Youtube videos after purchasing this tree and they don't recommend planting them in the middle of yards where they have to compete with grass, because they won't thrive as well. Mine is planted in the back of the yard at the edge of the grass.

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04/28/2022
Anita
United States United States
I recommend this product

Beautiful tree

Bought 2 trees in 2019. After exceptional customer support with regard to 1) appropriate watering 2) Japanese beetle prevention and 3) fertilizer choices in spring ...we now have 11 foot plus healthy gorgeous trees in 2022. We had to fence them off from the deer who thought they were delicious. Will add extra phosphorus to spring fertilizer for darker blooms next year. The cropped out individual in the picture is 5 ft 7 inches tall.

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