Prunus pendula 'Pendula Rubra'
Description: A small deciduous Japanese cherry tree with an attractive weeping habit. Mid-green ovate foliage turns fiery shades of orange and red in the autumn before falling. The single flowers are a deep, rose pink emerging from darker pink buds.
History: Formally Prunus subhirtella ‘Pendula Rubra’. Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.
Prunus Growing Tips: Best grown in well-drained soil, in full sun to achieve the best flower display and autumn colour. Will tolerate most soil types including chalk and clay.
Height and Spread (after 10 years): 2m x 2m