Autumn Flowering Higan Cherry
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Fast. Rounded shape with multiple trunksMature Height - 20-35'Mature Width - 20-35'Longevity - 30-50 years
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Semi-double, 10-petal, .75" diameter; during a warm fall buds will open sporadically and then fully flower the following spring—late March to early April. Flowers are deep pink in bud, open to light pink and finally almost white; very showyFruit - Oval-rounded, red maturing to black, 0.33" diameter, attracts birdsLeaf - Alternate, simple, ovate to oblong-ovate, sharply serrated, 1.5-4" long, dark greenFall Color - Yellow to bronze foliage; sporadic flowering during fall warmthBark - Forked trunk, erect twiggy branches with slender whip-like twigs; showy horizontal lenticelsOther Features - Once established, long-livedPossible Use - As patio plant, specimen, in small yards, as bonsai, in buffer stripSeason Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Prefers moist, well-drained acidic soil in full sun to part shade, but is soil adaptable. Easily transplanted from bare root, BNB, or container. Can be rooted from firm wood cuttings in June and July. Zones 4-8, hardy in zone 5Native Habitat - Japan; introduced 1894Diseases and Insects - Numerous insect and disease problemsStrength - Cold, heat and stress tolerantWeakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Cherry.- Other plants of the family Rosaceae.- Other plants of the genus Prunus.- Other plants of the species Prunus subhirtella.