Helpful Gardening Tips
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We ship all plants usps priority mail. They arrive to most locations within 2-3 days. We package all plants to retain moisture to up to 10 days in transit. All plants ships from our warehouses in Tennessee. All plants are grown and shipped from out Altamont (zip) 37301 location. We do drop ship for re-sellers also for those wanting to resell our plants.
How We Protect Your Plants For Transit
All plants are dug and immediately taken to our warehouse and tera-sorb moisture retention gel is applied to the roots and then wrapped in plastic to retain superior moisture for transit. They are placed in corogated cardboard shipping boxes for protection when shipped
Upon Receipt Of Your Plants
Upon receipt of your plants, unpack and unwrap the roots and mist with water. Plant within 24-48 hours. If you can not plant within this time frame, put your plants in a cool location (ex- basement, garage or cellar) and water the roots daily. Cover them back up with the plastic so they will not dry out until you can plant them. After planted, water every evening after the sun goes down for 5 days.
White Fountain Weeping Cherry Tree Seeds (20)
The cascading branches of this weeping cherry guarantee that this gem will be a beautiful addition to any landscape during all four seasons. In the spring, small blooms coat the branches to create an effect of a falling firework. These five-petaled beauties begin as pink buds and explode into snow-white flowers. They attract hummingbirds and butterflies, bringing additional visual interest to your garden. The flowers’ lovely fragrance provides enjoyment on another sensory level.
As spring warms to summer, the flowers fade and vibrant dark green leaves fill the flowing branches. These leaves respond to the cooler temperatures of autumn by turning gold and orange before dropping. The tree continues to provide interest in the garden throughout the winter due to its unique shape.
Suits Almost Any Space
The graceful and smaller form of the White Fountain Weeping Cherry Tree is well-suited for a variety of landscaping plans. Its height at maturity reaches from 8-15 feet. Its width ranges from 6-8 feet. This size makes it a stunning focal point for a smaller space. It can also be presented like a jewel within a larger grouping. It is a quite remarkable addition to a Japanese-style garden and visually incredible when planted next to a reflecting pool or pond.
Including a White Fountain Weeping Cherry in your landscaping plans will add beauty and elegance to your yard or garden.
Tips for Care
The beauty of this tree is not the only reason to purchase. Once established, this tree requires a low amount of maintenance. It should be planted in full sun, meaning that it receives at least six hours of direct sunlight. Although it will tolerate light shade, full sun will provide the best condition for prolific blooming. The White Fountain Weeping Cherry will also require soil with a medium amount of moisture. The soil should be loamy and well-drained as well as moderately fertilized. Prune after flowering is over, although this task is rarely a necessity. Pruning can be used to enhance the shape of the tree.
Along with being called the White Fountain Weeping Cherry, this tree is also known as the Snow Fountains Cherry and the 'Snofozam' Weeping Cherry. It is from the genus Prunus and is the Rosaceae family. It is considered to have a medium growth rate. This means the branches can be expected to grow between 13 and 24 inches per year, eventually reaching the ground. This tree is hardy in zones 5 through 8.