Prunus pendula Ascendens Rosea
- Flowering month: April
- Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
- Flower colour: Pink - light
- Height 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
- Growth habit: Upright
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 trees for sale
1-year Ascendens Rosea tree - bare root
2-year Ascendens Rosea tree - in a 12L pot
What will it look like?
Illustrative example of a pot-grown tree of this variety as supplied.
(Approx. girth: 6/8).
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.
Leaves may not be present during winter, and we may prune some shoots to fit the delivery carton. Size may vary during the season and between batches.
The container (if supplied) is only used for transporting the tree, which should then be planted out in the garden or in a much larger patio planter (not all species are suitable for patio planting).
Ascendens Rosea characteristics
- Attractive features:
Attractive flowers Attractive tree / plant Scented flowers
- Height 10 years:
2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
- Growth habit:
- Growth rate:
Prefers full sun
- Hardiness rating (RHS):
H6 (to -20C)
Prune after flowering
- Gardening skill:
- Flowering month:
- Flowering season:
- Flower colour:
Pink - light
- Flower form:
Single flower (5-8 petals)
- Leaf colour:
- Leaf colour - young:
- Leaf colour - autumn:
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RHS Award of Garden Merit
RHS perfect for pollinators
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