38 Yoshino Flowering Cherry

Young, newly planted Yoshino Flowering Cherry trees with late summer green foliage.Facts About Yoshino Flowering Cherry

Prunus x yedoensis

Native to: Hybrid (Parent trees are native of East Asia and Japan)
Crown: Flat topped and bushy
Height: 30 feet
Width: 30 feet
Growth Rate: Moderate

Characteristics: Leaves are glossy green with fragrant spring flowers and the bark is mahogany brown. An inconspicuous black fruit appears in summer. This tree prefers well-drained soil and full sun.

Negative Features: This is a short-lived tree with an urban life span of 20 years. See Comments: Afterglow Cherry Tree #2.

Uses: Good for highlights and entry features, and all street situations where room allows on arterial, collector, and residential streets. Best used in limited quantity. This is a good choice when a shorter tree is necessary in order not to obscure a view.

Comments: Yoshino is a tree that is famous for its blossom display at the Tidal Basin, in Washington DC.

Engraved stone sign for Yoshino Flowering Cherry, Prunus x yedoensis.
Yoshino Flowering Cherry branches with long, narrow, ridged, pointy green foliage.
Graphic of a golden, smiling sun.
Graphic of planter dimension for 4 ft.
Graphic displaying whether tree height will work with existing utility lines.