Key Kerria facts

NameKerria japonica
Family – Rosaceae
Type – shrub

 – 3 to 10 feet (1 to 3 m)
Exposure – full sun, part sun
Soil – ordinary

 – deciduous
Flowering – April-May

Planting kerria

In order to favor root development and renewed growth in spring, plant in fall.

Follow the Nature-and-Garden advice on planting and space plants by about 32 inches (80 cm) if you’re planting a hedge.

Trimming kerria

Prune ⅔ off from the sprigs of the year when the flowers have died off.

All there is to know about kerria

This bushy shrub produces very cute yellow flowers that are very appealing at the beginning of spring.

In shrub beds or in a hedge, it is quite a statement!

Smart tip about kerria

Cut back quite short in fall to promote its upcoming blooming and keep its bearing dense.