"Stunning," "Awesome", and "Beautiful" are words that may be used to describe the hybrid Yoshino Cherry tree (Prunus x yedoensis) in full glory. The Yoshino cherry is a deciduous flowering tree so impressive that many rank it among the best of the spring flowering trees. In 1912, the Japanese government gave the U.S three thousand Yoshino cherry trees. To this day, the Washington D.C area is famous for cherry blossom season. Yoshino cherry is an especially graceful cherry tree with a rounded crown and arching branches.
|Bloom Color:||Light pink, white|
|Bloom Period:||Early spring|
|Fall Color:||Yellow, gold|
|Genus & Species:||Prunus x yedoensis|
|Growth Rate:||Moderate to fast|
|Mature Height:||20 to 40 ft.|
|Mature Spread:||15 to 25 ft.|
|Soil Type:||Moist, well-drained soil|
|Sun Exposure:||Full sun, partial sun|
|Zone:||5 to 8|
General care for any tree or shrub is easy, please educate yourself and follow these simple rules.