Okame Cherry 2-2.5″


Okame Cherry Care

Planting: Choose a site with well-draining soil and full sunlight for your Okame Cherry tree. Ensure the soil is fertile and moist but well-draining. Plant the tree with enough space for its mature size and root system to develop.

Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist, especially during the tree’s establishment period and dry spells. Water deeply and regularly, ensuring the root zone is thoroughly soaked. Avoid overwatering, as it can lead to root rot.

Mulching: Apply a layer of organic mulch around the base of the tree, extending out to the drip line. Mulch helps retain soil moisture, regulate temperature, and suppress weeds. Keep the mulch a few inches away from the trunk to prevent rot.

Fertilizing: Okame Cherry trees generally don’t require heavy fertilization. Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer in spring to provide nutrients. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for application rates.

Pruning: Prune your Okame Cherry tree during the dormant season (late fall to early spring) to remove dead, damaged, or crossing branches. This promotes airflow and maintains the tree’s shape. Avoid heavy pruning, as it can impact flowering.

Protection: Protect young trees from harsh weather conditions, strong winds, and extreme temperatures. Consider using tree wraps or shields to prevent sunscald during winter.

Pest and Disease Control: Monitor for common pests like aphids, scale insects, and caterpillars, as well as diseases like cherry leaf spot and powdery mildew. Treat infestations promptly with appropriate insecticides or fungicides.

Winter Care: Okame Cherry trees are generally hardy, but providing winter protection, such as wrapping the trunk with burlap or applying mulch around the base, can prevent frost damage.

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Introducing our Okame Cherry trees with a 2-2.5″ caliper, the epitome of early spring splendor for your landscape. These meticulously cultivated specimens boast a sturdy trunk diameter, ensuring robust growth and enduring resilience.

With their vibrant pink blossoms that emerge in early spring, Okame Cherries promise to dazzle and delight with their captivating display. Whether adorning residential gardens, parks, or urban streetscapes, these trees make a stunning statement wherever they are planted.