The Kanzan Cherry is the most popular and beloved cultivar of all the double-flowering cherries, thanks to its stunning pink blossoms, good fall color, lack of fruit, and vase-shaped form. It produces an extraordinary number of large clusters of bright pink double blooms that last for weeks. It comes out ahead in terms of bloom production. No other Flowering Cherry tree comes close. Every spring, people from around the world show up in Washington D.C. to see the Kwanzan and Yoshino Flower Cherries for very good reason. The deep pink blooms of these spectacular selections seem to last longer than most all other varieties of flowering cherries. Kwanzan Cherry tree has very low wildlife value because it produces little or no fruit, and what is produced does not persist on the tree.
Growth Rate: It grows at a medium rate, with height increases of 1–2 feet per year.
Mature Size: The Kwanzan cherry grows to a height of 30–40 feet.
Soil Preference: This tree grows in acidic, alkaline, loamy, sandy, well-drained, wet, and clay soils.