Prunus subhirtella
Higan Cherry
 
Japan

Bushy, early-flowering but short-lived cherry
30 feet
Single, light pink blossoms about ╝ inch in diameter
Late April
 
 
 
 
Small black cherries ripening in the early summer - hidden by the leaves
 
 

  • 'Autumnalis' - semidouble pink flowers - autumn-flowering cherry and during a warm fall some of the flowers may actually bloom.
  • 'Pendula' - most common variety of the Higan Weeping Cherry, with gracefully pendulous branches and single, pale pink flowers - a.k.a. P. subhirtella 'Pendula Plena'.
 

 

 
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