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Pink Flair® Sargent Cherry

Prunus sargentii 'JFS-KW58'

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Pink Flair® Sargent Cherry (Prunus sargentii 'JFS-KW58') at Begick Nursery

Pink Flair® Sargent Cherry flowers

Pink Flair® Sargent Cherry flowers

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Pink Flair® Sargent Cherry (Prunus sargentii 'JFS-KW58') at Begick Nursery

Pink Flair® Sargent Cherry

Pink Flair® Sargent Cherry

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Height:  25 feet

Spread:  15 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  3

Brand:  Monrovia

Description:

A hardy, narrow upright tree, that is also compact in height; clusters of pink flowers appear a week or two later than typical; ornamental reddish-brown bark and orange-scarlet fall color, great for smaller urban spaces; needs full sun

Ornamental Features

Pink Flair® Sargent Cherry is smothered in stunning clusters of fragrant pink flowers along the branches in early spring before the leaves. It has forest green foliage which emerges red in spring. The oval leaves turn outstanding shades of orange and scarlet in the fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. The smooth dark red bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.

Landscape Attributes

Pink Flair® Sargent Cherry is a deciduous tree with an indistinguished habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting birds to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Pink Flair® Sargent Cherry is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • Shade
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Pink Flair® Sargent Cherry will grow to be about 25 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 15 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 4 feet from the ground, and should not be planted underneath power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 50 years or more.

This tree should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Accent  Shade  Garden 
Applications
Flowers  Fall Color  Plant Form  Bark  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features

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