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Cultural Details for Prunus subhirtella 'Pendula Plena Rosea'

Common Name:
Double Pink Weeping Higan Cherry

Growth Rate:
Fast. Gracefully weeping

Average Mature Height:

Average Mature Width:
25' or more

Flower Details:
Single pink, 0.5" diameter flowers in March-April before the leaves; borne in 2-5 flowered umbrels

Fruit Details:
Oval-rounded, 0.33" diameter, red to shining black

Fall Color:

Bark Details:
Gray-brown, long, horizontal lenticels, peeling and curled

Disease / Insect Problems or Resistance:
Many insect and disease problems

Native Habitat:
Japan; introduced 1894

Other Features:
Its lovely weeping shape makes it an excellent garden tree

Culture and Care:
Prefers well-drained, acidic soil in full sun but is soil adaptable. Usually grafted about 6' on the understock; comes somewhat true from seed; easily transplanted from bare root, balled and burlapped or containers. Zones 4-8

This plant was blooming:
4/5/2010 - 4/19/2010
3/30/2007 - 4/5/2007

Plantings of this cultivar at Boone County Arboretum:
3720, 3730, 3740

    The information on this page may have come from one or more of the following sources:
  • Dirr, Michael. Manual of Woody Landscape Plants. Stipes Publishing. 1998.
  • Hightshoe, Gary L. Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines for Urban and Rural America. John Wiley & Sons. 1988.
  • North Carolina Extension Plant Fact Sheets.
  • University of Connecticut Plant Database.