Mount Fuji Japanese Flowering Cherry (Prunus serrulata ‘Mount Fuji’)

Mount Fuji Japanese Flowering Cherry

  • Brilliant White Cherry Blossoms
  • Perfect Front Yard Showstopper
  • Exquisitely Fragrant
  • Deer Resistant
  • Pollinator Friendly

Coming home after visiting Japanese Gardens can leave you feeling inspired to bring a small bit of feng shui to your gardens. A great way to do that is by adding a Mount Fuji Japanese Flowering Cherry tree (Prunus serrulata ‘Mount Fuji’) to the landscape. It’s classic ornamental cherry tree look is exactly what any garden needs!

Luxurious blossoms of delicate white burst forth each spring on the branches of Mount Fuji. Larger than any of the other cherry tree varieties. To passerbyers, it looks as though a cloud has come to rest upon a shining, deep brown, trunk. When the tree isn’t in bloom, it is still quite beautiful with its dark green lance-shaped leaves blanketing the crown.

While the Mount Fuji Japanese Flowering Cherry tree doesn’t produce the fruit as we know it, it does grow cherry like berries that birds love to snack on after flowering for the season. If you’re an avid birdwatcher, then you’ll want to put this tree somewhere you can marvel at their different colors.

This tree has qualities for all! Not a bird enthusiast? No problem! The semi-double flowers also bring with them a heavenly fragrance each spring that’ll have you absolutely in love. Japanese Cherry Blossom is a perfume often sought after and you could have it growing right in your front yard!

As if all that wasn’t enough, planting a Mount Fuji Japanese Flowering Cherry tree is one of the best ways to guarantee visits from your local pollinators! Butterflies and hummingbirds will flock to the blossoms, creating a lovely fluttering show for you to enjoy along with the flowers.

Due to its tolerance for heat, humidity, and pollution, this specimen makes the ideal front yard showstopper. Mount Fuji is also deer resistant, meaning it’ll be just as safe if planted places deer are often seen. Plant one by itself or multiple in a cluster for a magnificent effect each year. They also look especially lovely as a pair planted on each side of a driveway or entryway.

When thinking about planting, keep in mind that Mount Fuji Japanese Flowering Cherry loves the sun and should be put somewhere it can bask all day long. It also flourishes best in medium well drained soil. Give it those few requirements and you’ll have a happy flowering cherry tree for years to come.

Giving your landscape a little feng shui has never been easier. Mount Fuji is known to be one of the biggest blossomed and best Japanese Cherry trees available!

Mount Fuji Japanese Flowering Cherry (Prunus serrulata ‘Mount Fuji’) Details

Common name Mount Fuji Japanese Flowering Cherry
Botanical name Prunus serrulata 'Mount Fuji'
Hardiness zone 5-8
Growth rate Medium
Height 20 ft.
Width 25 ft.
Sunlight Full Sun
Moisture Medium
Soil condition Well Drained
Pollinator-friendly Yes
Flower color White
Leaf color Deciduous