- Part Sun to 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).
This plant is hardy in zones 5 - 9
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.
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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.
CharacteristicsPlant Type:ShrubShrub Type:DeciduousHeight Category:MediumGarden Height:36 - 60 InchesSpacing:36 - 60 InchesSpread:36 - 60 InchesFlower Colors:PinkFlower Shade:PinkFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:UprightContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Part Sun to SunLight Requirement:SunMaintenance Category:EasyBlooms On:Old WoodBloom Time:SpringHardiness Zones:5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9bWater Category:AverageUses:Border PlantUses:ContainerUses:Good for ScreeningUses:LandscapeUses:Mass PlantingUses:Specimen or Focal PointUses 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'