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Other common names
drooping rosebud cherry
Prunus × subhirtella 'Pendula' misapplied Prunus × subhirtella 'Pendula Rosea'
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
'Pendula Rosea' is a small deciduous tree forming a broad crown of arching-pendulous branches, with ovate leaves which turn orange and red in autumn. Small, single flowers open pale pink from deep rosy-pink buds
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in any moist but well-drained soil. Makes an excellent specimen tree
Propagate by seed or semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden
Pruning Pruning group 1
Pests May be attacked by aphids, caterpillars and bullfinches
May be subject to silver leaf, honey fungus, blossom wilt and Taphrina wiesneri (causes witches broom)
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