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Autumn Blooming Higan Cherry Prunus subhirtella 'Autumnalis'

Description

The most cold, heat, and stress tolerant cherry; easy to transplant; casts light shade; wood splits easily with wind or ice; not smog tolerant. This tree is frequently damaged by deer.

Form:  Rounded crown; upright branching; wide spreading

Growth Rate: Moderate to rapid

 

Cultivars:
Tags:
#hardy#showy flowers#deciduous#heat tolerant
Cultivars:
Tags:
#hardy#showy flowers#deciduous#heat tolerant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Prunus
    Species:
    subhirtella
    Dimensions:
    Height: 20 ft. 0 in. - 40 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 15 ft. 0 in. - 30 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Tree
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Rounded
    Spreading
    Growth Rate:
    Medium
    Texture:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Black
    Fruit Length:
    < 1 inch
    Fruit Description:
    0.5 in. black fruit
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Spring
    Winter
    Flower Description:
    Flowers in fall, winter during warm spells, and early spring; rose colored buds open to soft pink single to semi-double flowers fading to almost white
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No