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The beautiful pink flowers of Prunus Kanzan
The beautiful pink flowers of Prunus Kanzan
The glorious autumn colour of Prunus Kanzan
Mature specimen of Prunus kanzan in an urban environment
Prunus kanzan on the Barcham Trees nursery in full flower
Prunus kanzan on the Barcham Trees nursery
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Prunus Kanzan

Japanese Cherry Kanzan, Cherry Blossom Kanzan

Estimated fully grown height 7-12m

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Product Details

Prunus kanzan is the signature pink flowering cherry popularly planted across the length and breadth of Britain.  It was introduced in the 1900s and has won numerous horticultural accolades over a number of years, including the RHS Award of Garden Merit in 2002.

This tree produces a profuse display of showy dark pink flowers in the spring, branded unfairly by some as garish. The foliage appears a coppery red colour, the leaves being fairly large and serrated on the margin, turning to brilliant oranges and coppery reds in the autumn time.

Whilst young, this small to medium sized tree is a little columnar, however it becomes more rounded in shape as it matures. This is a particularly vigorous cherry, which has a vigorous root system that will perform well on all soil types, preferring well drained soils.  If you are on a clay soil, why not consider a flowering Crab Apple, which will still give a great display of flower and be better suited to your soil conditions.

This beautiful cherry is a great choice for avenue planting and will give a display of glorious flower each spring without fail. It is also a good tree for introducing colour to gardens, providing it is not planted in paved areas, where its vigorous nature can cause interference. If you love pink blossom, you will not be disappointed with this tree!

Mature height: 7-12m

Tree Specification

Tree Location
Avenue, Garden, Parkland,
Mature Height
Blossom Colour
Foliage Colour
Looks good in
Autumn, Spring,
Fruit & Nut
Soil Type
Well drained, Will tolerate most soil types,
Autumn Colour
Autumn colour,
Good for waterlogged soil
Pleached Tree
Information flags
Award, Good for bees,

Planting Video

Delivery Guide

Barcham Trees are delivered using a local team of hauliers whom are well versed in transporting trees across the length and breadth of the UK. Our standard delivery is based upon sharing a delivery slot on one of our lorries and is calculated on a county by county basis.

Get a quote for delivery for your county here.

Free delivery is granted on the following order levels:
England, orders over £2,750
Wales, orders over £3,750
Scotland, orders over £4,750

Once you have completed your order online we will phone you to schedule in your delivery. On many occasions we are able to link in your order quickly but please allow up to 15 working days from the time of order to delivery as the worst case scenario.

Please note that all of our deliveries are made on Heavy Goods Vehicles, with our smallest available lorry generally being a 10 tonne vehicle. Deliveries are made to kerbside, or nearest reasonable access point and the lorry drivers are unable to move the trees once they are onsite.

For those of you ordering Instant trees, have special requirements or access limitations, please remember that throughout this process we are only a phone call away! Our experienced team of arborists are on hand to offer advice and can be contacted Monday to Friday between 9am - 5:30pm on 01353 720 950.

For further details of our delivery service and conditions, please visit our Delivery Service Advice page.