Okame Cherry Tree

Okame Cherry Tree

Okame Cherry Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Prunus
Hardiness Zones:   6 to 8
Growth_Rate:   Moderate to rapid
Site Requirements:   Sun; moist, well drained soil but does well in heavy clay
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Upright, arching vase shaped; rounded with age
Height:   15 to 30'
Weight:   20 to 30
Leaf:   1 to 2.5" alternate, simple leaves; bronzy red to bright orange to red fall color
Flower/Fruit:   Clear, rosey pink blooms in early spring; mildly fragrant
Comments:    Polished reddish brown bark; heat and cold tolerant; a hybrid of P. campanulata and P. incisa; subject to late freeze damage; easy to transplant; longer flowering period than most cherries
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   --