Native: Japan Crown: Upright, spreading Height: 25 feet Width: 25 feet Growth Rate: Fast
Characteristics: This tree has yellow fall foliage and very early, rich, pink, long-lasting spring flowers. This variety is more cold hardy than Yoshino Cherry.
Negative Features: See Comments.
Uses: Good for underneath wires, cul-de-sacs and tight situations where there is little room. Good for entry features and highlights. Best used in limited quantity. This is a good choice when a shorter tree is necessary in order not to obscure a view.
Comments: Cherries, as a group, are short-lived trees. They do not adapt well to Beaverton's heavy clay soil. This makes them prone to insect and disease problems. Well-drained soil, as well as regular pruning and fertilization, is needed to maintain Cherry trees in good condition. A regular care program needs to be established and followed for insect and disease control.