Prunus Beni Higan x Prunus x yedoensis The Bride
- Flowering month: April
- Flower form: Single flower (5-8 petals)
- Flower colour: White
- Height 10 years: 2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
- Growth habit: Spreading
The Bride is named for its profuse large single white flowers, which are highlighted by red stamens in early spring.
The tree remains small and compact, and is a good choice if you are looking for a beautiful flowering cherry for a small space.
The Bride trees for sale
1-year The Bride tree - bare root
2-year The Bride tree - in a 12L pot
2-year top-worked (45cm) The Bride tree - in a 11.5L pot
2-year top-worked (120cm Serrula) The Bride tree - in a 12L pot
2-year top-worked (120cm) The Bride tree - in a 12L pot
What will it look like?
Illustrative examples of pot-grown trees of this variety as supplied.
(Approx. girth: 6/8).
Trees should reach their mature height after about 10 or more years.
- Prunus The Bride flowering cherry tree
- Prunus The Bride top worked flowering cherry tree
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).
How to grow
The Bride can be planted within 2m-3m of other plants or features in the garden, but does best in full sun.
The Bride characteristics
- Attractive features:
Attractive flowers Autumn foliage colour
- Height 10 years:
2.5m-3.5m / 8ft-12ft
- Growth habit:
- Growth rate:
- Site conditions:
Prefers full sun
- Blossom duration:
Average (2-3 weeks)
- Hardiness rating (RHS):
H6 (to -20C)
Prune after flowering
- Disease resistance:
- Gardening skill:
Suitable for beginners
- Country of origin:
- Flowering month:
- Flowering season:
- Flower colour:
- Flower form:
Single flower (5-8 petals)
- Annual cycle:
RHS Award of Garden Merit
How to choose a flowering cherry tree
We have a very wide range of flowering cherry trees. Choosing can be difficult! Our article explaining the different characteristics of flowering cherries might help narrow down the selection.