Winter-Flowering Cherry 'Autumnalis'
Prunus x subhirtella 'Autumnalis'
Also known as
Autumn Flowering Cherry
20 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
Winter-Flowering Cherry 'Autumnalis' Overview
Prunus x subhirtella 'Autumnalis' is a small tree that has a spreading habit. It produces semi double, white flowers in warm spells over the winter and occasionally a second flush in early spring.
Common problems with Winter-Flowering Cherry 'Autumnalis'
Can be attacked by leaf mining moths, bullfinches and caterpillars. It can also suffer from bacterial canker, blossom wilt & silver leaf.
How to harvest Winter-Flowering Cherry 'Autumnalis'
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Winter-Flowering Cherry 'Autumnalis'
Take softwood cuttings in summer and provide bottom heat.
Special features of Winter-Flowering Cherry 'Autumnalis'
Leaves turn yellow in autumn before falling.
Other uses of Winter-Flowering Cherry 'Autumnalis'
This low maintenance tree is often planted as a specimen tree for it's spring & autumn interest.
OPALS - Ogren Plant Allergy Scale
Plants with a very low potential to cause allergic reactions (1 to 3 rating)