Landscape value: A superb weeping cherry that has both spectacular floral and foliage beauty and high versatility. Highly recommended as a landscape feature plant.
Growth rate:Slow to moderate.
Habit:Strongly weeping. Propagated onto an approximate one or 1.75 metre ‘standard’.
Foliage:Serrated, lanceolate leaves, dark green in colour, that change to orange, gold and reds in autumn.
Flowers:Masses of single white flowers in spring.
Bark:Young stems smooth, shiny brown with numerous cream lenticels.
Tolerances:Adaptable to a wide range of conditions including heat and moderate drought. Good disease resistance. Flowers best in full sun.
Comments:Not widely trialled in Australia. Eventual tree height depends (in part) on the height of the ‘standard’ to which it is grafted in the nursery. Usually available on a one or 1.75 metre ‘standard’.