Sargent cherry (Prunus sargentii)

USDA Hardiness Zones

USDA hardiness zones
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Sargent cherry (Prunus sargentii)

Cultivars:
Zone Zone  more information
Hardy to zone 4b
Mature Height Mature Height
25 to 30 feet
Mature Spread Mature Spread
20 to 30 feet
Growth Rate Growth Rate
Moderate
Sun Sun
Full Sun
Moisture Moisture
Moist soil, well drained
Fall Color Fall Color
Attractive
Attracts Wildlife Attracts Wildlife
Yes
Flower Flower
Ornamental
Fruit Fruit
Ornamental
Evergreen Evergreen
No
Native to WI Native to WI
No
Additional Information Additional Information
oval to vase-shaped form; 25-30’ tall; 20-30’ wide; showy, single; pink flowers in clusters in early spring; small, purplish-black fruit in summer that attracts birds; bronze to orange-red fall color; reddish-gray to chestnut-brown, polished bark; full sun; adaptable to most soils and pH; needs well-drained soil; intolerant to poorly drained, compacted soil; plant in spring only; less susceptible to pests; native to Japan; hardy to zone 4b

UW Extension
For more information, see the UW Extension Urban Horticulture Team Web site: www.uwex.edu/ces/wihort
Primary Author: Dr. Laura Jull
Photos by: Dr. Laura Jull and Dr. Ed Hasselkus

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