Prunus subhirtella 'Pendula' in bloom. Photo by Rebecca Bullene.

Prunus subhirtella ‘Pendula’

About Prunus subhirtella 'Pendula'

Seeds of this variety, often called weeping higan cherries, were first brought from Japan around 1862 by plant hunter Philipp Franz von Siebold. They produce delicate blossoms in colors ranging from nearly white to pale pink.

Stages of Bloom

Pendula Pre Bloom Pendula First Bloom Pendula Peak Bloom Pendula Post Bloom
Pre Bloom First Bloom Peak Bloom Post Peak

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Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden (East, West, South Periphery, south of Lake), Cherry Esplanade, Cherry Cultivars Area


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