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Cultural Details for Prunus x 'Snow Fountain'

Common Name:
Snow Fountains Cherry

Growth Rate:
Fast growing as a young tree. Semi-weeping

Average Mature Height:
6-12'

Average Mature Width:
6-12'

Flower Details:
Semi-double, fragrant snow white flowers appear on naked stems in May, open sequentially

Fruit Details:
May produce a few black fruits

Fall Color:
Gold and orange hues

Bark Details:
Mottled gray-white exfoliating bark

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
Japanese beetle, tent caterpillar, borer

Native Habitat:

Other Features:

Culture and Care:
Prefers acidic soil in full sun to part shade. Soil and moisture adaptable Zone 5-8

This plant was blooming:
4/2/2010 - 4/5/2010
3/26/2007 - 3/30/2007

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets. www.ces.ncsu.edu
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database. www.hort.uconn.edu