Prunus × subhirtella 'Autumnalis Rosea'
winter-flowering cherry 'Autumnalis Rosea'
A small deciduous tree of spreading habit with ovate leaves turning yellow in autumn, and pale pink, semi-double flowers opening during mild weather from late autumn to early spring
Ultimate height4–8 metres
Time to ultimate height20–50 years
Ultimate spread2.5–4 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained, Well–drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
- Full sun
West–facing or South–facing or North–facing or East–facing
ExposureExposed or Sheltered
- Native to the UK
Prunus can be deciduous or evergreen trees or shrubs with showy flowers in spring, and often good autumn foliage colour. Some have edible fruit in autumn, and a few species have ornamental bark
- Name status
How to grow
Grow in any moist but well-drained soil. Makes an excellent specimen tree
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- City and courtyard gardens
- Cottage and informal garden
- Flower borders and beds
May be attacked by aphids, caterpillars and bullfinches
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