A dense and spreading tree with lovely, large blossoms in early spring.
Best grown in moist, organically rich, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Best sited in a location protected from high winds, but generally avoid southern exposures in full sun where the buds may be induced to open too early in late winter.
30-40' at maturity
35' at maturity
Slightly fragrant, often pink-tinged, white flowers opening before the foliage emerges.
Aromatic, dark green leaves
Older bark is gray-brown
Native to Japan. Abundant flowering may take years.