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Zuzu® Ornamental Cherry Prunus incisa

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Exposure
  • Part Sun to Sun
  • Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
Mature Size
60" 60"
Height
36 - 60"
Spread
36 - 60"

This plant is hardy in zones 5 - 9

Hardy Zones

Zones are based on the lowest average temperature an area is expected to receive during the winter. They are used to determine whether a plant is likely to be perennial in your area. If your zone is equal to or higher than the zone listed for the plant, it will be hardy for you and thrive in your climate.

  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9

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    Features

    Love flowering cherries but short on space? This one's for you!

    One of the most magical sights in spring is a flowering cherry in full bloom - but not everyone has space for such a large tree. Zuzu® cherry, however, is a small, narrow shrub with all the charm and beauty of a its bigger counterparts. This delightful little space saver has small, neat leaves that emerge coppery orange and turn deep green. In mid spring, it's covered in full, fluffy pink flowers, each packed with dozens of petals. Available in better garden centers in spring 2019.

    Top reasons to grow Zuzu® ornamental cherry:

    - All the beauty of a flowering cherry tree but in a small package.

    - No problems with diseases that plague other cherries.

    - Abundant pink blooms in spring.

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Shrub
    Shrub Type: 
    Deciduous
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    36 - 60 Inches
    Spacing: 
    36 - 60 Inches
    Spread: 
    36 - 60 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Pink
    Flower Shade: 
    Pink
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Green
    Habit: 
    Upright
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Blooms On: 
    Old Wood
    Bloom Time: 
    Spring
    Hardiness Zones: 
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Good for Screening
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Uses: 
    Specimen or Focal Point
    Uses Notes: 

    Plant Zuzu cherry as an attention-grabbing specimen, or a very showy hedge. Or the centerpiece of a flower garden. However you plant it, it will be the star of the spring garden.

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Zuzu cherry naturally grows as a narrow column so needs little pruning. If you want to prune it, do so immediately after it flowers. 

    Zuzu® Prunus incisa 'Rinpo'
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