- Flower nameYae shidare zakura
- Scientific namePrunus pendula
- Alias八重枝桜垂, Yae shidare zakura
- Place of originJapan
- Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens, Cemetery & Temple, Park, Horticultural species, Potted flower, Streets, Planting
- Flowering seasonApril
What is Yae shidare zakura
Yae shidalre zakura (scientific name: Cerasus pendula) is a generic name for double-flowered, weeping cherry trees of the genus Cerasus, which are native to Japan and China and belong to the rose family Rosaceae.
There is no specific variety of cherry tree called Yae shidalre zakura. In spring, it produces double-petaled flowers on weeping branches. This variety includes Yae beni zakura(Cerasus itosakura 'Plena-rosea'), which has double-petaled flowers with a dark peach color.
Common name: Yae-shidare-zakura (double weeping cherry tree), Scientific name: Prunus pendula, Place of origin: Japan (Cherry trees originated in China and Japan), Life form: Deciduous small tree, Height: 5-10 m, Flowering season: Mid-April, Flower color: Dark pink, Petal number 15-25 flowers, diameter: 2-2.5 m, calyx tube: urn-shaped, hairs on calyx tube: many hairs, uses: use: garden trees, park trees, shrines.