Ian Nanking White Cherry


Ian Nanking White Cherry (Prunus tomentosa) is a visual spectacle, known for its abundant white cherries and vibrant foliage. This cherry tree promises a delightful harvest, perfect for fresh consumption or jams, ensuring a touch of sweetness in every garden.

2-3′ Bareroot

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Environmental Requirements

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 3-6
Soil pH: 6.0-7.0
Soil Type: Well-drained
Water Requirements: Regular, moderate
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun
Drought Tolerance: Moderate
Heat Tolerance: Moderate
Chilling Hours: None

Size and Spacing

Plant Size: 6-10′ tall, 6-10′ wide
Plant Spacing: 8-10′ apart
Growth Habit: Upright, spreading
Rootstock: Own Roots

Pollination and Flowering

Pollination Requirements: Self-fertile
Pollination Mechanisms: Insects (bees)
Bloom Time: April-May
Flower Color: White

Fruit Characteristics

Fruit Size: 1-1.5″
Fruit Flavor: Sweet
Fruit Color and Appearance Bright red, round
Harvest Time: June-July
Yield & Storage: Moderate, store for 1-2 weeks
Years to Bear: 3-5

Disease and Pest Susceptibility

Bacterial Canker: Moderately Susceptible
Brown Rot: Moderately Susceptible
Cherry Leaf Spot: Moderately Resistant
Powdery Mildew: Moderately Susceptible
Cherry Fruit Fly: Susceptible
Aphids: Moderately Susceptible

Additional Plant Characteristics

Growth Habit: Upright, spreading
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Yellow-orange
Lifespan: 20-30 years

Additional Information

Toxicity: Non-toxic
Invasive Potential: Low
Native Range: Native to China
Nitrogen Fixing: No