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Weeping Higan Flowering Cherry

Prunus subhirtella 'Pendula'

SKU
05355
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.
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Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationPROO-nus sub-HIR-tel-uh
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches 15 to 20 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorPink
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleAsian/Zen, Cottage
Growth HabitWeeping
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseSpecimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Fall Color, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsEastern Snowball (Viburnum); Lilac (Syringa); Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja); Coneflower (Echinacea)

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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