Snow Fountains Ornamental Cherry #7

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Botanical Name: Prunus 'Snow Fountains'

Cultivar: Snow Fountains

A breathtaking new garden accent shrub with an abundance of snowy white flowers in early spring on a gracefully weeping and arching plant, merits use as a solitary where it can be appreciated, requires some training, needs full sun and well-drained soil

Plant Categories: Patio Tree, Grafted Standard, Flowering Tree, Ornamental Tree, Deciduous Tree, Tree

Water Requirements
Average, Moist

Sunlight Requirements
Full Sun

Plant Height
10 Feet

Plant Width/Spread
10 Feet


Flowering Plant

Noteworthy Shape

Interesting Fall Color

Interesting Bark

Out of stock


Growth & Care

USDA Plant Hardiness Zone5a
Soil PreferenceRich
Growth RateAverage
Recommended Pruning MethodLate Winter Pruning


Foliage TypeDeciduous
Fall ColorYellow
Plant FormWeeping


Flower PeriodSpring
Flower ColorWhite
Flower FragranceHigh

Additional Categories

Additional CategoryFlowering Cherry
Landscape ApplicationAccent, Garden


Planting & Growing

Snow Fountains Yoshino Cherry will grow to be about 10 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 10 feet. It tends to be a little leggy, with a typical clearance of 1 foot from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more.

This dwarf 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 pH, but grows best in rich soils. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments, and will benefit from being planted in a relatively sheltered location. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

Landscape Attributes

Snow Fountains Yoshino Cherry is a deciduous dwarf tree with a strong central leader and a rounded form and gracefully weeping branches. 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 dwarf tree will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Snow Fountains Yoshino Cherry is ideal for use as a garden accent or patio feature, and is recommended for the following landscape applications:

Accent, General Garden Use

Ornamental Features

Snow Fountains Yoshino Cherry is draped in stunning clusters of fragrant white flowers along the branches in early spring, which emerge from distinctive shell pink flower buds before the leaves. It has forest green deciduous foliage. The pointy leaves turn an outstanding gold in the fall. The fruits are showy black drupes displayed in early fall. The smooth dark red bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.