Prunus incisa 'Pendula'
weeping Fuji cherry
- Position: full sun
- Soil: moist, well-drained fertile soil
- Rate of growth: slow growing
- Flowering period: March to April
- Hardiness: fully hardy
A very graceful, miniature tree, which produces a mass of white flowers on its pendulous branches in spring. The weeping crown has been grafted onto an upright, straight stem measuring 90cm high, so the plant is compact enough to grow where space is limited - it will even flourish in a really large pot placed on a sunny potio if it is kept well fed and watered.
- Garden care: When planting incorporate lots of well-rotted garden compost in the planting hole and stake firmly. Lightly prune in summer to retain the shape and cut back any dead, diseased or branches which cross to healthy wood.
Early-summer- flowering shrubs can be pruned this month to keep them vigorous and flowering well. It is also the ideal time to prune several trees that are prone to bleeding if pruned at other times, and it’s not too late...Read full article