Prunus subhirtella 'Autumnalis'
- Common Name(s):
- Autumn blooming Higan cherry
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.
- 20-40 ft.
- 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
- Sun to partial shade; moist, well drained soil
- Rounded crown; upright branching; wide spreading
- 15-30 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- Moderate to rapid
- Alternate, simple leaf
NCCES plant id: 2137