Prunus 'Kanzan' 12L
- Common Name: Ornamental Cherry
- Other Common Name: Cherry 'Kanzan'
- Prunus can be deciduous or evergreen trees or shrubs with showy flowers in spring, and often good autumn foliage colour. Some have edible fruit in autumn, and a few species have ornamental barkVivid purplish-pink, double flowers
- 'Kanzan' is a medium-sized deciduous tree, stiffly vase-shaped when young, later spreading, with coppery-brown young foliage and vivid purplish-pink double flowers 5cm in width opening from crimson budsCoppery-brown young foliage
- Grow in moderately fertile soil in full sun
- Ultimate height: 8-12 meters. Ultimate spread: wider than 8 meters. Time to Ultimate height: 20-50 years
- May be suseptible to pests such as caterpillars, leaf-mining moths and bullfinches. Also watch for silver leaf, bacterial canker and blossom wilt as these diseases may cause problems for the tree as it grows