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Prunus subhirtella Winter Sun

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Prunus subhirtella Winter Sun 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 1.5m standard. Large, serrated deep green foliage turns yellow and orange in Autumn. A brilliant display of single, soft pink flowers in Winter and 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 Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae NorthAmerica

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

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