What is Weeping cherry
What is weeping cherry
Weeping cherry (scientific name: Cerasus spachiana f. Spachiana) is a horticultural variant of the deciduous small tree "Edhigan-type cherry" (Rosaceae), which is native to Japan. It is a cherry tree that blooms.
It blooms about a week earlier than Somei-Yoshino.
The flowers turn white as the flowering time elapses.
There are also the same weeping type, which has a deeper flower color, such as Benishidare (red weeping) and Yaebenishidare (yae red weeping).
Detailed explanation of weeping cherry
Generic name: weeping cherry, scientific name: Cerasus spachiana f. Spachiana,
Also known as: Itozakura, drooping cherry, Shidare zakura, Weeping cherry tree,
Place of Origin: Japan, Symmetrical flower, umbel, flowering period: late March to early April, tree height: 20 m,
Flower diameter: 2-3 cm, flower color: light red, flowering style: single, double.