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White Fountain Prunus x subhirtella 'Snow Fountains'

Other Common Name(s):

Previously known as:

  • Prunus 'Snofozam'
  • Prunus 'White Fountain'
Phonetic Spelling
PROO-nus sub-HIR-tel-uh
Description

Weeping Higan Cherry is a small deciduous flowering tree.  It is a grafted tree that grows slowly to reveal its elegant weeping branches reaching the ground and giving it the common name Snow Fountains.   

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Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#showy flowers#fall color#small tree#fragrant flowers#specimen#white flowers#wildlife plant#slow growing#flowering tree#japanese garden#weeping tree#food source summer#compact habit#bird friendly#butterfly friendly#problem for cats#problem for dogs#problem for horses
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#showy flowers#fall color#small tree#fragrant flowers#specimen#white flowers#wildlife plant#slow growing#flowering tree#japanese garden#weeping tree#food source summer#compact habit#bird friendly#butterfly friendly#problem for cats#problem for dogs#problem for horses
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Prunus
    Species:
    subhirtella
    Family:
    Rosaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Dimensions:
    Height: 8 ft. 0 in. - 15 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 6 ft. 0 in. - 8 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Tree
    Habit/Form:
    Weeping
    Growth Rate:
    Slow
    Maintenance:
    Medium
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    Loam (Silt)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    Available Space To Plant:
    6-feet-12 feet
    12-24 feet
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5b, 5a, 6b, 6a, 7b, 7a, 8b, 8a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Alternate
    Leaf Margin:
    Serrate
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Patio
    Small Space
    Landscape Theme:
    Asian Garden
    Butterfly Garden
    Cottage Garden
    Design Feature:
    Flowering Tree
    Small groups
    Small Tree
    Specimen
    Attracts:
    Butterflies
    Songbirds
    Problems:
    Problem for Cats
    Problem for Dogs
    Problem for Horses