Weeping Higan Flowering Cherry
Prunus subhirtella 'Pendula'
Pronunciation: PROO-nus sub-HIR-tel-uh
|Description||Large magenta buds along the graceful weeping boughs open to soft pink flowers in spring. New bronze leaves appear as the blooms fade and mature to green. Plant as a focal point or use pairs to call attention to entries. An essential for Japanese-style gardens. More resilient than other flowering cherries. Deciduous.|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Mature Size||Slow growing; reaches 15 to 20 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Fall Color, Benefits Birds|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Companion Plants||Eastern Snowball (Viburnum); Lilac (Syringa); Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Coneflower (Echinacea)|
|Care||Provide humus-rich, well-drained soil. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, reduce frequency. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Prune for shape and structure after flowering.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.