|Cultivar 'Pendula', "Weeping Higan Cherry"|
Prunus subhirtella (Prunus × subhirtella) sometimes also called Spring cherry, Higan cherry, or Rosebud cherry is a small deciduous flowering tree originating in Japan, but unknown in the wild. It is probably of hybrid origin between Prunus incisa and Prunus spachiana.
Fruit and flowers
P. subhirtella bears white to pink flowers which may emerge intermittently from autumn through to spring, and small black fruit.
- Bailey, L.H.; Bailey, E.Z.; the staff of the Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third: A concise dictionary of plants cultivated in the United States and Canada. Macmillan, New York.
- European Garden Flora; vol. IV; 1995
and Hilliers Manual of Trees and Shrubs
- Botany Photo of the Day, 7 February 2011, the UBC Botanical Garden and Centre for Plant Research
- "RHS Plant Selector - Prunus × subhirtella 'Autumnalis Rosea'". Retrieved 19 July 2013.
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