Kanzan Cherry Blossom, Large Trees

General Info RHS AGM
Soil Alkaline/Chalky
Colour Pink (Light)
Type Screening
Ornamental Autumn Colour
Flowering Apr, May

Prunus serrulata Kanzan (Standard)

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Prunus serrulata Kanzan: Bareroot Kwanzan Cherry Trees in Standard Sizes

Prunus Kanzan / Kwanzan cherry blossom trees are suitable for most average sized gardens. It is vigorous, upright and narrow when young, spreading with age up to about 8 metres across.
Kanzan carries attractive bronze young foliage that turns dark green as it matures. The young leaves contrast well with the masses of rich pink double flowers produced in late spring. In a final flourish, the leaves colour beautifully before falling in Autumn.
It can reach a height of about 9-10 metres.

Browse our variety of cherry blossom trees or our full range of ornamental trees.

Delivery season: Ornamental cherry trees are delivered bareroot during late autumn and winter, approximately November-March inclusive.
Choosing a size: Small trees are cheaper, easier to handle and more forgiving of less than ideal aftercare, so they are best for a big planting project. If instant impact is your priority, or if you are only buying a few plants for use in a place where it is convenient to water them well in their first year, then you may as well use bigger ones. All our bareroot trees are measured by their height in centimetres above the ground (the roots aren't measured).

Features:

  • Height: To 9-10m
  • Soil: Any decently well drained
  • Use: Specimen, small garden, urban
  • Colour: Rich pink flowers in April-May
  • RHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Bareroot delivery only: November-March

Growing Kanzan Cherry Trees

Suitable for any well drained soil, we recommend planting in full sun.

Did You Know?

Also known as Sekiyama at home in Japan, where it was bred in the Edo period from various Prunus species including the Oshima cherry, Prunus speciosa. Kanzan is the Japanese rendering of the Chinese ideogram Hanshan, Cold Mountain, which is the name of a legendary sage and a temple named after him in Jiangsu, China.

As the moon falls from a frosty sky, a crow cries
On the shadowy banks in the River Maple, fishing boats glitter with torches
Outside Gusu city, at Hanshan (Cold Mountain) Temple,
On my boat, the midnight bell rings for me.

~ A Night Mooring by Maple Bridge, Zhang Ji

It was brought to Britain in 1913, and has become one of the most popular cherry blossoms outside of Japan. Prunus Royal Burgundy is derived from it.

Standard trees are measured by their girth in centimetres 1 metre above ground level: their trunk's waist measurement. Unlike sapling trees and hedge plants, standards aren't measured by their height, which will vary quite a bit both between and within species.
So, a 6/8cm standard tree has a trunk with a circumference of 6-8cm and an 8/10 standard has a trunk 8-10cm around. This measurement makes no difference to the tree's final height.
On average, standard trees are 2-3.5 metres tall when they arrive, but we cannot tell you precisely how tall your trees will be before we deliver them.

  • Small Box

    Small boxes

    (Orders containing seedlings or rooted cuttings)

    £7.20

    including VAT per order

  • Small box

    (All barerooted plants under 1.2 metres in height. Please note: all trees are charged at the trees and hedging rate.)

    £11.40

    including VAT per order

  • Medium box

    (Any pots up to
    and incl. 7.5L)

    £15.00

    including VAT per order

  • Trees & Hedging

    (For all orders of trees of any size, and all bareroot plants 1.2 metres and over in height)

    £19.80

    including VAT per order

  • Pallets

    (For all orders of root balls,
    and large orders, a pallet
    price will be automatically
    applied at checkout)

    £75.00

    including VAT per order

*Delivery to mainland Britain & the Isle of Wight ONLY. Surcharges to the Isle of Wight and some areas of Scotland apply.


Bareroot planting is best done between November and April
Bareroot and potted - what's the difference?

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