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The Sargent Cherry can be expected to grow
in the zones listed. More information can be found on the arborday.org
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The Sargent Cherry falls into the following type(s): Flowering Tree
The Sargent Cherry grows to be 40' to 50' feet in height.
The Sargent Cherry has a spread of about 40' to 50' at full maturity.
This tree grows at a Medium growth rate.
The Sargent Cherry does well in Full exposure(s).
The Sargent Cherry grows in Acidic, Loamy, Moist, Rich, Sandy, Silty Loam, Well Drained soils.
The Sargent Cherry has a(n) Rounded shape.
In addition to its beautiful blossoms, the Sargent Cherry boasts lustrous reddish and cinnamon-colored brown bark with an almost polished appearance. This fast-growing landscape tree matures to a height of 40'-50' (smaller under cultivation) with an equal spread. Prefers well-drained, acid soil and full sun. Possibly the best of the Cherries for street planting--can be planted along the entry road to a subdivision or commercial landscape on 20-foot centers, or in the tree lawn space between curb and sidewalk. It is also very effetive as a specimen in a lawn or landscape bed. Requires little maintenance once established with appropriate structure and is quite tolerant of drought and clay soil. Less susceptible to disease than other Cherries.
Birds love the small red to dark purple fruits.
Very attractive shiny, dark green leaves turning various shades of red, orange, and bronze in the fall.
Beautiful pink to deep pink 1"-1 1/2" blossoms appear in late April or early May
Beautiful pink to deep pink 1"-1 1/2" blossoms appear in late April or early May on this medium to fast-growing landscape tree. Very attractive shiny, dark green leaves turning various shades of red, orange, and bronze in the fall. Bark is a lustrous reddish and cinnamon-colored brown that enhances this tree's every feature. Birds love the small red to dark purple fruits. Grows 40'-50' (smaller under cultivation) with an equal spread. Prefers well-drained soil and full sun. (Zones 4-7)
Each tree is guaranteed to grow, or we'll replace it at one half the original price, plus shipping and handling.
Our trees are delivered with natural bare roots which have been dipped in hydrating gel prior to shipment to keep the roots moist and healthy. As their abundant, fibrous roots aren't confined by a container, bare-root trees get off to a more vigorous start compared to containerized roots which typically need more time to adjust to transplanting. Bare-root trees typically surpass the size of larger containerized trees in only a few years.
Natural Root and Containerized Trees
Natural root (also called bare root) trees are shipped without soil around their roots. They are shipped when dormant in the spring and fall seasons. We dip the roots in a hydrating gel to keep them moist during shipping.
There are a number of advantages to natural root trees:
The Urban Horticulture Institute at Cornell University has an interesting article about the benefits of planting natural root trees. Look for the PDF entitled Creating the Urban Forest: The Bare Root Method
Potted (also called containerized) trees come in 4" containers.
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