Go Back Cherry Double Weeping Higan

Prunus Subhirtella 'Pendula Plena Rosea'
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Plant Type: Flowering Trees

An outstanding ornamental tree, it's gracefully weeping branches are covered with single or double, pink, 1/2" flowers appearing before the foliage arrives. This floriferous, early flowering cherry has finely textured leaves, graceful pendulous branches, and pink flowers. Dark green summer foliage turns yellow to bronze in fall. Although not showy, the red fruit matures to black. The slightly contorted branches add to the appeal of this tree. Prefers a sunny location sheltered from the wind.  The weeping Higan cherry can be grown in zones 4-8. Weeping Higan cherry trees (Prunus subhirtella 'Pendula') produce pink to white flowers in profusion, if grown in full sun and well-drained soil.

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Flower Color

Pink 1/2" flowers

Foliage Color

Dark green in summer to yellow or bronze in fall

Plant Spread

10-15 ft. wide 15-20 ft. high

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4b -8

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