Prunus subhirtella 'Pendula Plena Rosea'

Double Pink Weeping Higan Cherry

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Fast. Gracefully weeping
Mature Height - 25'
Mature Width - 25' or more
Longevity - 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 umbrels
Fruit - Oval-rounded, 0.33" diameter, red to shining black
Leaf - Alternate, simple, ovate to oblong-ovate, sharply double serrated dark green leaf, 1-4" long, 0.5-2" wide.
Fall Color - Orange
Bark - Gray-brown, long, horizontal lenticels, peeling and curled
Other Features - Its lovely weeping shape makes it an excellent garden tree
Possible Use - Excellent garden ornamental
Season 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 4-8
Native Habitat - Japan; introduced 1894
Diseases and Insects - Many insect and disease problems
Strength -
Weakness -

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