You should plant in moist, well-drained soil in full sun. Remember to protect from strong winds.
Propagation is from grafting or from seeds.
Pests, diseases or disorders
Bullfinches may eat flower buds and foliage may be attacked by aphids, caterpillars and the fungal disease silver leaf. Flowering cherries are prone to a fungus that causes abnormal crowded shoots (sometimes called witches' brooms).