Japanese Flowering Cherry , Prunus Serrulata - 5 Fresh Seeds- Very Ornamental 'Cherry blossom time' is one of the most beautiful times of the year wherever the flowering cherries are planted. Extremely ornamental, intriguingly varied in character and easily grown. varieties thrive in an open, sunny location in well drained soil. Pruning is rarely necessary, but when unavoidable is best done in late summer so that the cuts can heal before winter. Flowering Cherry is distinguished by its very large, deep-pink flowers, which have attractive fringed petals. As these flowers age they somewhat resemble to texture of crushed velvet. Prunus serrulata are the Japanese garden cherries often referred to as sato-zakura or village cherries. Bred and cultivated in Japanese villages for centuries their parentage is now almost unknown. Each variety has its own unique quality.
Sowing Seeds: Japanese Flowering Cherry seed need a warm spell then a cold spell in order to mature the embryo and reduce the seed coat. Scarify: Soak 24 hours Stratify: Warm 30-60 Days, Cold 90-120 days, 40 Degrees F Germination: Sow 1" deep Zone: 5 to 8 Growth rate: Fast Plant Type: Small deciduous flowering tree