Higan cherry cultivars include: Autumnalis, with a rounded, very wide canopy; Pendula, a weeping cultivar; Finally, the Fuji cherry (P. incisa) is a compact dwarf variety of flowering cherry that features twisted limbs and early white blossoms with pink centers. The Japanese cherry tree is without a doubt among the most beautiful spring-blooming trees. A beautiful display of pure white, semi double blossoms cover the tree in early to mid-spring, followed by finely serrated, pale green leaves which darken to mid green over the warmer months. After 10 years, remove some of the fruiting spurs to make room for new producing material. Cherry Tree Gardener: I am writing for help in identifying what is ailing our Japanese Fuji Cherry Tree. P. incisa 'Kojo-no-mai' (Fuji Cherry) is a neat, compact spring flowering shrub that is ideal for small or low-maintenance gardens. Fuji cherry 'Paean' Genus. Thin the apple trees annually to prevent crowding of fruit. In autumn, foliage turns shades of orange and red. Provide humus-rich, well-drained soil. Prunus Prunus. Height – 16 to 40 feet (5 to 12 meters) Exposure – full sun Soil – ordinary, well drained. ... Care Information. For about 2 months, we were watering it with water from our shower, but I have stopped. Name – Prunus serrulata Family – Rosaceae Type – tree. It is about 3 years old and had been doing very well until about a month ago. Height and spread to 8ft (2.5m). Fuji Apple Tree Care. Prune when dormant and remove any vertical branches, crossed limbs, broken or diseased wood. The Fuji Cherry that is the subject of this article was originally purchased in 1997 as a nursery tree for £2. Monrovia's Mount Fuji Japanese Flowering Cherry details and information. Once established, growing Fuji apples is a breeze. This deciduous, ornamental cherry develops a spreading flat crown with branches that droop down slightly. Growing a cherry tree adds color and flavor to a home garden. Personal Care of a Cherry Tree. Saucer-shaped, pink flowers in early to mid-spring are followed by rounded to oval, purple-black fruit. Foliage – deciduous Blooming – February-April. Variety or Cultivar 'Paean' _ 'Paean' is a compact, spreading to rounded, deciduous shrub or small tree with ovate, toothed, dark green leaves, bronze when young, turning orange-red in autumn. Very ornamental, it is a staple element of Japanese gardens. The abundant blossom is white, tinted with pink. It was bare-rooted and planted into Seramis (and type of fired clay I was using around this time) and grit, and then planted into a bonsai pot. The foliage turns fiery shades of orange and red in the autumn. Japanese cherry tree facts. A very popular feature tree for small gardens. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established.