Pink Flair® Sargent Cherry #15

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$269.99

Botanical Name: Prunus Sargentii 'JFS-KW58'

Cultivar: JFS-KW58

Brand: J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co.

A hardy, narrow upright tree, that is also compact in height, clusters of pink flowers appear a week or two later than typical, ornamental reddish-brown bark and orange-scarlet fall color, great for smaller urban spaces, needs full sun

Plant Categories: Tree, Flowering Tree, Ornamental Tree, Shade Tree, Deciduous Tree


Water Requirements
Average, Moist


Sunlight Requirements
Full Sun


Plant Height
25 Feet


Plant Width/Spread
15 Feet

Advantages:

Flowering Plant

Noteworthy Shape

Interesting Fall Color

Interesting Bark

Attracts Birds

In stock

Description

Growth & Care

USDA Plant Hardiness Zone3b
Growth RateAverage
Recommended Pruning MethodLate Winter Pruning

Foliage

Foliage TypeDeciduous
Fall ColorOrange
Plant FormVase-shaped

Flowers

Flower PeriodSpring
Flower ColorPink
Flower FragranceHigh

Additional Categories

Additional CategoryFlowering Cherry
Landscape ApplicationAccent, Shade, Garden

Details

Planting & Growing

Pink Flair® Sargent Cherry will grow to be about 25 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 15 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 4 feet from the ground, and should not be planted underneath power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 50 years or more.

This tree should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.

Landscape Attributes

Pink Flair® Sargent Cherry is a deciduous tree with an indistinguished habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting birds to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Pink Flair®: Sargent Cherry is recommended for the following landscape applications:

Accent, Shade, General Garden Use

Ornamental Features

Pink Flair® Sargent Cherry is smothered in stunning clusters of fragrant pink flowers along the branches in early spring before the leaves. It has forest green foliage which emerges red in spring. The oval leaves turn outstanding shades of orange and scarlet in the fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. The smooth dark red bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.