Prunus x yedoensis
Of all the flowering cherries, the Yoshino is perhaps the most famous in DC, adorning the Tidal Basin and other monuments. This small tree blooms in spring, has a wide and open crown with beautiful white-to-pink flowers and leaves that turn orange-red in the fall.
Size and Light Requirements
Yoshino Cherries rarely reach 30 feet tall and require full sun.
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All the trees in this guide have been selected by Casey Trees and are well adapted to the soil and conditions present in Washington, DC.