Double Pink Weeping Higan Cherry
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - TreeGrowth Rate - Fast. Gracefully weepingMature Height - 25'Mature Width - 25' or moreLongevity - Possibly to 20 years, considered short-lived tree
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Single pink, 0.5" diameter flowers in March-April before the leaves; borne in 2-5 flowered umbrelsFruit - Oval-rounded, 0.33" diameter, red to shining blackLeaf - Alternate, simple, ovate to oblong-ovate, sharply double serrated dark green leaf, 1-4" long, 0.5-2" wide.Fall Color - OrangeBark - Gray-brown, long, horizontal lenticels, peeling and curledOther Features - Its lovely weeping shape makes it an excellent garden treePossible Use - Excellent garden ornamentalSeason Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - 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 4-8Native Habitat - Japan; introduced 1894Diseases and Insects - Many insect and disease problemsStrength - Weakness -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.