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Trunk Twist Snow Fountain® Weeping Cherry
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Calling all nonconformists! Express your creative spirit with a Trunk Twist Snow Fountain® Weeping Cherry. This unconventional small flowering tree, a part of our Tree Art line, has all the features of the Snow Fountain® Cherry your neighbor has, but with one major difference: a quirky coiled trunk. You’ll enjoy the same sparkling white spring blossoms of the original, as well as the riveting red, orange, and yellow fall color, but in the winter comes the big reveal when the twisty trunk is put on full display. It will make you smile, and it will leave your guests speechless!
- Hardiness Zone: 5-8
- Spacing: As Desired
- Exposure: Full Sun
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The folks at Lake County Nursery near Cleveland, Ohio are trailblazers in the field of horticulture, with nearly 150 new plant introductions to their name. Their most popular selection of all? Snow Fountain® Weeping Cherry. This tree has it all: cheery spring blossoms, a compact habit, beautiful bark, and a kaleidoscope of fall colors. But just when you thought this tree couldn’t get any better, we gave it a whole new look. It was already a looker—now it’s a bombshell!
Looking for a truly unique tree to add to your garden? Then look no further! This exclusive tree is something you can be proud to own... this small featured tree can be planted anywhere in the garden that needs a little pizzazz, a little excitement, a little somethin'. The cascading branches are covered in white flowers in spring but the twisty trunk is what brings the thrill.
How to Grow
Since your Trunk Twist Snow Fountain® is going to be the showpiece of the neighborhood, you should learn how to keep it looking healthy and happy. It’s really not that complicated. Like all Cherries, Snow Fountain® loves to bask in full sun and gladly accepts regular irrigation, but hates to sit around with “wet feet.” Be sure to remove suckers from the base of the tree as soon as they appear, and if you see any branches sprouting from the trunk, nip ’em in the bud (literally). You’ll want a clear view of that curvaceous trunk!
Questions & Answers
Q: Wondering when is the best time to plant a Snow Fountain Weeping Cherry Tree? (submitted 8/16/16)
A: Good question! For Snow Fountain the goal is to plant as early in Fall as possible and while the weather today does not indicate Fall has arrived, it has for the tree. The sooner we can plant the more root development we can expect through the remaining growing months. Roots can grow well into early Winter due to warmer soil temperatures.
Fall planting of Snow Fountain brings rewards! You will get to enjoy the Spring season show of color and at the same time your tree will grow quickly next season and will be prepared for Summer weather next year whatever that might be.
Follow our recommended planting practices and go forward with full confidence right now. Should the Summer weather persist, be sure to use our Water Element to assist you with keeping the newly planted tree watered well and properly. Through the Fall the Snow Fountain will enjoy more water as the tree continues to grow roots and stem caliper.
But remember: the best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago, the second best time is today!
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Size B Trees:
6-8' tall. Bower & Branch grows these Snow Fountains with an interesting "twister" stem for added beauty. Developed by the Bower & Branch team and exclusive for our customers. Grown in our #15 tree container in this size.