Prunus subhirtella--Higan Cherry
Hardiness Zones: 4 to 8
Height: 25 ft
Spread: 20 ft
Type: deciduous tree
Annual Growth Rate: 12 to 18 inches
Flowers: Pink, white, single, semi-double, and double
Comments: Higan Cherry prefers an open, sunny location sheltered from wind. The pink flowers appear in the spring before the leaves. Higan Cherry is usually found in landscapes in the form of one of its cultivars, especially the remarkable weeping varieties.
'Pendula- - A weeping cultivar with single, pink flowers.
'Pendula Plena Rosea' - A weeping form with double, pink flowers.
'Snow Goose' - An upright branching tree with white flowers, that can
be used as a small to medium shade tree.
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