Tips to Grow and Care Ornamental Cherry Trees
Having ornamental cherry trees with full of blossoms during spring like having garden from heaven. When blossoms season come, your garden will fulled with white and pink flowers and cheerful fragrance everywhere. Even though these trees are strong, hardy and high tolerate to any soil conditions, for their best growth, consider some factors.
Popular ornamental cherry trees are Kwanzan, Yosino, snow fountain weeping and Okame cherry tree. Please to know that cherry trees will not grow at any region. If you decide to gardening or landscaping with these piece of heaven flower trees, ask first to garden expert, to ensure they will grow will at your yard. First thing you need to know, recognize every ornamental cherry tree varieties. Each variety need certain treatment.
Remember these ornamental cherry trees need lots of sun light. They are not fit planted under shady place and area with high humidity. These conditions will be obstacle to produce blossoms. Plant them at warm area, well drained soil and good air circulation. Control watering to not collect around their trunks.
Check soil around these ornamental cherry trees. If you find it feel hard, use small trowel to loose soil. To anticipate water collecting around trunks, add peat moss in enough amount. This peat moss will absorb every water collecting there.
To ensure they get enough nutrients from soil, protect them from other plants. If you see there are grasses, vegetation and plants grow near them, immediately remove them. If ornamental cherry trees in competing situation to get nutrients, they will not grow well. At least measure distance for each ornamental cherry trees two feet.
Control water and fertilizer. Water them regularly every day at last spring season and the whole summer season. Check if temperature rise above 80 degrees. They are vulnerable to extreme dry condition. About fertilizer, give it annually at spring season, after fruit harvesting time. Ensure you use the right fertilizer type. You can get this info from local garden center.
Find the right time to prune their dead branches. This way to push blooms during spring season. Don’t prune during fall season, because it will eliminate much buds and reduce too much blossoms they will produce. The safe time at spring, after they blooms regularly, you are safe to remove dead branches.
Monitor your decorative cherry tree growth. Take action quickly if you meet something goes wrong. If you live at rural region, you need to protect them from wild birds. Birds love to eat your cherry tree fruits. If necessary, you need to cover your cherry tree with net.