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Ascendens Rosea

Ascendens Rosea is one of the best forms of Prunus pendula. Although others of this species often have a weeping form, Ascendens Rosea has a graceful upright form - reminscent of a silver birch.

The blossom is borne in great profusion and is a lovely rose-white colour.

The tree will reach about 4m after 10 years or so.

Ascendens Rosea flowering cherry trees for sale

  • 11-year bare-root tree £33.95
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
  • 22-year pot-grown tree £54.95
    In a 12L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
Pre-ordering
You can pre-order now for delivery from late August / early September 2021 for pot grown trees (or late November / early December for bare-root). You do not need to pay at this stage - just add items to the basket and checkout as usual.

Ascendens Rosea characteristics

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
  • Attractive featuresAttractive flowersAttractive tree / plantScented flowers
  • Growth habitUpright
  • Height after 10 years2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
  • SunlightPrefers full sun
  • PruningPrune after flowering
  • Growth rateAverage
  • Flower colourPink - light
  • Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
  • Flowering monthApril
  • Leaf colourGreen
  • Leaf colour - autumnYellow
  • WildlifeRHS perfect for pollinators
  • Annual cycleDeciduous

Similar varieties

  • See also Pendula Rubra
    Prunus pendula
    Pendula Rubra
    An attractive early-flowering wide-spreading weeping Japanese pink cherry blossom tree.
  • See also Stellata
    Prunus pendula
    Stellata
    A small flowering cherry tree, named after its star-shaped pink blossom.

What will it look like?

Illustrative example of a pot-grown tree of this variety as supplied. Approximate girth: 6/8cm. Trees should reach their mature height after about 10 or more years. We may also have 1-year bare-root trees of this variety - they are not shown here.

Prunus Okame flowering cherry tree

How to choose a flowering cherry tree

We list more than 70 different flowering cherry trees. Choosing can be difficult! Our article explaining the different characteristics of flowering cherries might help narrow down the selection.