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Prunus subhirtella Pendula Alba

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Prunus subhirtella Pendula Alba White Weeping Flowering Cherry, Higan Cherry, Rosebud Cherry,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Trees Pendulous

Wonderful and highly ornamental grafted standard cherry tree with pendulous branches that gracefully cascade downwards. Usually grafted onto a 1.2m or 1.8m standard. Large, serrated deep green foliage turns yellow and orange in autumn. A brilliant display of clustered, white flowers in spring before the new leaves appear. Very popular as feature tree in small gardens, group plantings and in Japanese inspired landscapes.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Rockery, Container / Pot, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Caterpillars

Cultural Notes: Flowers best in full sun. Plant in moist, well drained soil. Improve the soil with compost before planting and mulch well. Will not tolerate boggy or waterlogged sites. Requires protection from strong winds.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate