|'Snow Fountains'or 'White Fountain' has a slight curve to the trunk and weeping branches. The white flowers come earlier than many cultivars. The fall foliage is yellow to orange.
Rounded to horizontal, deciduous tree with beautiful, coppery-red, glossy, peeling bark.
Dark green leaves are lance-shaped and tapered to 4 inches long, turning yellow in the fall. White flowers are bowl-shaped to 3/4 inch across, solitary or in groups of 2 to 4, borne as leaves emerge. Flowers are followed by ovoid cherry-like fruit, 1/2 inch long. Favorite cultivars include 'Kwanzan' which has double, pink, rose-like blossoms, 'Amanogawa', a mid-season bloomer with semi-double, light pink flowers, 'Tai Haku', a white flowerer with the largest blooms of any fowering cherry.