Pink Myst™ Sargent Cherry
Prunus sargentii 'JFS KW21PS'
Pink Myst™ Sargent Cherry flowers
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Height: 30 feet
Spread: 15 feet
Hardiness Zone: 3
Brand: J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co.
A narrow, upright oval selection, featuring clusters of deep pink flowers in early spring, a darker pink than other varieties; ornamental reddish-brown bark and orange-scarlet fall color, great for smaller urban spaces; needs full sun
Pink Myst™ Sargent Cherry is smothered in stunning clusters of fragrant rose flowers with shell pink overtones along the branches in early spring before the leaves. It has forest green foliage which emerges red in spring. The oval leaves turn outstanding shades of orange and in the fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant. The smooth dark red bark adds an interesting dimension to the landscape.
Pink Myst™ Sargent Cherry is a deciduous tree with a shapely oval form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.
This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting birds to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.
Pink Myst™ Sargent Cherry is recommended for the following landscape applications;
Planting & Growing
Pink Myst™ Sargent Cherry will grow to be about 30 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 15 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 4 feet from the ground, and should not be planted underneath power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 50 years or more.
This tree should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America.