Higan Cherry Tree

Higan Cherry Tree

Higan Cherry Tree Facts

Specific Name:   Prunus subhirtella
Hardiness Zones:   4 to 8
Growth_Rate:   Moderate
Site Requirements:   Sun; moist, well drained soil; tolerates heat and clay soil
Texture:   Medium
Form:   Upright; spreading
Height:   20 to 40'
Weight:   15 to 30
Leaf:   1 to 4" alternate simple leaves; yellowish fall color
Flower/Fruit:   .5" white to pinkish flowers in early spring
Comments:    One of the longest lived cherries
Habit:   Deciduous
Cultivars:   Var. pendula (weeping Higan cherry), Rosey Cloud, Scott Early, var. autumnalis