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Prunus subhirtella 'Autumnalis'

Common Name(s):
Autumn blooming Higan cherry
Category:
Trees
Comment:

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.

Height:
20-40 ft.
Flower:
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; 0.5 in. black fruit
Zones:
4-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to partial shade; moist, well drained soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Rounded crown; upright branching; wide spreading
Width:
15-30 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate to rapid
Leaf:
Alternate, simple leaf
Tags:
showy flowers, cold tolerant, deciduous, heat tolerant

NCCES plant id: 2137

Prunus subhirtella 'Autumnalis' Prunus subhirtella 'Autumnalis'
Wendy Cutler, CC BY - 2.0
Prunus subhirtella 'Autumnalis' P. subhirtella 'Autumnalis' bloom detail
8mitsu, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0