Cherry blossoms can add beauty to any landscape. Spring has not completely sprung without the cherry blossom blooms. There are a wide variety of cherry blossom trees that you can choose from to use in your garden with varying colors of blooms such as white or pink.
Buy a seedling or young cherry blossom plant from your local nursery. Buying from a local nursery allows you to get plants that can grow in your zone. Cherry blossoms grow well in zones 9 to 11. If these plantings were produced from your zone, that would make them more suitable for transplanting in your area. This doesn't mean that other cherry blossoms sold in other locations would not work for your area. You can find nurseries in zones where cherry blossoms flourish as your best resources. Do your research well when buying out of your area or online.
Dig a hole about a size and a half of the plant base using a spade or shovel. Loosen the roots gently then place inside the hole. Do not dig too deep so that the trunk will be exposed. Allow for about 3 inches of the soil base to rise above the soil.
Add soil mix. Cherry blossoms can tolerate a variety of pH range, check with the nursery the best pH level for the plant you chose.
Water and let it drain well before putting additional water.
Apply compound fertilizer with minerals only once a year, the nutrients are slowly released to the root system only when plants are active growing during warm weather. NPK mixture or Nitrogen, Phosphate, and Potassium (15-9-12).