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Ascendens Rosea

Prunus pendula
Ascendens Rosea has received the RHS Award of Garden MeritAscendens Rosea is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators

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

  • 2-year pot-grown tree £72.00
    In a 12L pot
    Medium size (2.5m-3.5m after 10 years)
You can now pre-order for next season.

Ascendens Rosea characteristics

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • AwardsRHS AGM (current) - 2012
  • 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
  • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Flower colourPink - light
  • Flower formSingle flower (5-8 petals)
  • Flowering monthApril
  • Leaf colourGreen
  • Leaf colour - autumnYellow
  • 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. We try to keep all pot-grown trees down to about 1.5m as supplied, but some may be larger. Trees should reach their mature height after about 10 or more years.

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.