Prunus serrulata 'Kiku-shidare'. Photo by Rebecca Bullene.

Prunus serrulata ‘Kiku-shidare’

About Prunus serrulata 'Kiku-shidare'

This compact cherry tree has arched, drooping branches and produces large, densely double rose-pink flowers, each with 50 or more petals. Aptly named 'Kiku-shidare' (“cascading chrysanthemum”), it is also called Cheal’s weeping cherry.

Stages of Bloom

Kiku-shidare Pre Bloom Kiku-shidare First Bloom Kiku-shidare First Bloom Kiku-shidare Post Bloom
Pre Bloom First Bloom Peak Bloom Post Peak

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Cherry Cultivars Area


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