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Prunus pendula 'Pendula Plena Rosea' (Double Weeping Cherry)

Weeping Cherry 'Pendula Plena Rosea', Cherry 'Pendula Plena Rosea', Double Weeping Rosebud Cherry, Prunus × subhirtella var. pendula f. plena rosea, Prunus pendula 'Pleno Rosea', Prunus 'Yae-beni-shidare'


With some of the deepest pink flowers of the weeping cherries, Prunus pendula 'Pendula Plena Rosea' is a very pretty deciduous tree forming a broad crown of long, gracefully weeping branches. Deep, dark pink in buds, the small, double flowers open almost flat in paler pink shades. Blooming in great abundance in mid spring before the leaves emerge, they boast a red calyx and 10-20 delicately twisted petals. Held in drooping clusters of 3-4 blooms, their floral display lasts a week or so longer than most other flowering cherries. As the flowers wane, ovate, bronze-green leaves emerge to create a fresh summer canopy. A very old variety, dating back to the 17th century in Japan and probably much older. A spectacular and elegant ornamental cherry tree for the landscape.

  • Grows vigorously up to 15-25 ft. tall and wide (4-8 m).
  • Performs best in full sun in moist, relatively fertile, well-drained soils.
  • Perfect choice as single specimen plants, beds and borders
  • Watch for caterpillars, leaf-mining moths, bullfinches, silver leaf, bacterial canker and blossom wilt.
  • Propagate by seed or semi-hardwood cuttings.

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Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 8
Heat Zones 6 – 8
Climate Zones 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20
Plant Type Trees
Plant Family Prunus - Flowering Trees
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid)
Height 15' – 25' (4.5m – 7.5m)
Spread 15' – 25' (4.5m – 7.5m)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
Attracts Birds
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Japanese Garden, Prairie and Meadow, Traditional Garden

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.


Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 8
Heat Zones 6 – 8
Climate Zones 2, 2A, 2B, 3, 3A, 3B, 4, 5, 6, 7, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20
Plant Type Trees
Plant Family Prunus - Flowering Trees
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Mid)
Height 15' – 25' (4.5m – 7.5m)
Spread 15' – 25' (4.5m – 7.5m)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Low
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Showy
Attracts Birds
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Japanese Garden, Prairie and Meadow, Traditional Garden

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