Cherry - Ornamental

Prunus incisa


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Close up of doubled pink spring flowers of Zuzu Prunus Trio of upright Zuzu Prunus in landscape
  • Colorful blooms
  • Highly adaptable
  • Spring beauty

A springtime stunner.

If you’ve always wanted a showy flowering cherry but lacked the space, plant Zuzu® Prunus incisa. This ornamental shrubby cherry is a dazzling mass of pink powderpuff blooms in spring, and it reaches 5-8’ tall and just 3-5' wide. Dense branching gives it a lush, full look.

USDA Zone 5 - 8 (-20°F/-28°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 5-8'

Width 3 - 5'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Spring

Flower Color Pink

Foliage Color Green

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil Adaptable to all well-drained soils.

Pruning Little pruning is required, aside from selective removal of branches to enhance form if desired. Blooms on old wood; prune only after blooming.

Uses Specimen; hedge; flower gardens; foundation plantings.

Growing Tips For the longest lasting floral display, do not plant in hot, dry sites.