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White Weeping Cherry

Prunus subhirtella var. pendula

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Growing Zones: 5-8
(hardy down to -10℉)

Growing Zones 5-8
You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

20-30 ft.

Mature Width:

15-25 ft.


Full Sun


4-5 ft.

Growth Rate:


Drought Tolerance:


Botanical Name:

Prunus subhirtella var. pendula

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Why be normal? White Weeping Cherry Trees are one-of-a-kind

- Beautiful white blooms and weeping form
- Adaptable to various soil types
- Tolerant of many climate types

Have the first Weeping Cherry in your neighborhood. Recently introduced, this has been the hottest new landscape tree since 2006!

Graceful weeping branches are covered with classic snow white blooms. They sway back and forth in the wind.

You will love its attention-grabbing show in the springtime! Nobody can miss the large, thick flowers covering your entire tree. This is one of the most sought-after flowering trees in recent history.

This is the perfect specimen tree no matter where you plant it. Brightens up even the largest of landscapes, but fits neatly in small yards as well.

Not only is it a stunning tree, but its hardy as well. Adapts to a wide variety of climates and soil conditions.

Branches can be easily maintained... have them reach the ground, or prune them shorter.

This is a tree in short supply. Our Nursery Manager knew that this would be a hot product and acted early to build our supplies. This tree is in high demand, so be sure to order yours now.

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Customer Reviews

4.2 / 5.0
17 Reviews
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I planted a weeping cherry tree at the corner of my house. It is so beautiful in the spring! I highly recommend the tree.
January 1, 2013
Tree arrived NOV 2012 potted and undamaged. Planted it same day it arrived in backyard by creek in full sun. Watered it once a week for two months then let nature take over for the next two months. Tree survived winter and has leafed out nicely. Now I'm going to sit back and watch it grow.
January 1, 2013
over 5 years ago
Great tree! I had always wanted a willow tree and when I saw the weeping flowering cherry tree variety, I just had to try it at our new home. The tree arrived as promised in excellent condition. Also bought a Royal empress at the same time and it is thriving
January 1, 2013
Tree is thriving
I purchased this tree last summer and planted it soon after it arrived. Initially, it was a fairly sparse and scrawny 4 feet. However, since that time it's survived a harsh Northeast winter, grown nearly two feet (an unexpected but highly welcome surprise), and branched/leafed out BEAUTIFULLY. In fact, its drooping branches already nearly touch the ground.

I wish I could attribute the tree's success to a green thumb on my part, but I'm just a dilettante who just fertilized it lightly and watered it heavily. Unfortunately, the tree still hasn't flowered, but I hope to be greeted next spring with some striking white blooms!
June 8, 2015
white plains, NY
Growing Zone:
Its grown to about 5-6 feet tall, branches dip down onto the ground
January 1, 2013
I was expecting a tree like in picture with Pam but got one with one branch not multiple like it shows.
October 6, 2015
over 2 years ago
Growing Zone:
The tree looks healthy and will be a great addition to our yard.
January 1, 2013
I must have got the runt of the liter. Half side of tree arrived dead. Branch snapped like dry firewood. Looks lob sided. It's been two years and hasn't grown and inch. Good soil condition, zone 6.Not Happy. :
January 1, 2013
Fantastic Tree
I bought my White Weeping Cherry tree in October. It looked kind of sad and I was worried about the tree making it through the Ohio winter. But as spring came, the tree looks fantastic. There are many more leaves than last fall; maybe double. I am excited to see it bloom this year and can't wait for the tree to mature.
April 21, 2016
Columbus , OH
over 2 years ago
tree arived in good shape,planted it the next day,kept it water day and night,by the third day all the leaves turned brown.i dont think this tree should be recommended for this far south.i am still hoping it makes it,but would not spend that kind of money again on something i cant return or get criedt for
January 1, 2013
over 5 years ago

Planting & Care

It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your White Weeping Cherry

Step 1: Dig Your Hole

Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your White Weeping Cherry.

First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.

Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.

Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.

Planting & Care

Step 2: Place Your Plant

Next, separate the roots of your White Weeping Cherry gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.

The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.

Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.

To make it just right, use a level.

Step 3: Backfill Your Hole

As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.

Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.

Water your White Weeping Cherry again after the transplant is complete.

Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this? Store
Joy B on Feb 25, 2018
Hoping this tree will add a note of contrast to our yard. May add a few more if this one takes off.
Beth G on Jan 19, 2018
Joy B on Feb 25, 2018
Super cool
Melissa K on Feb 20, 2018
Hoping this tree will add a note of contrast to our yard. May add a few more if this one takes off.
Beth G on Jan 19, 2018
I'm going to plant this near a creek bend through my back yard
James H on Apr 10, 2017
looks nice
Stephen D on Mar 8, 2017
I have been looking for a weeping cherry tree for over a year and just couldn't find one that "looked right" and was affordable. This is perhaps the most gorgeous tree I think I have ever seen and plan to have one planted over my ashes after I have left this life also. It is beauty and life and loving all at once to my eye.
Margaret W on Mar 3, 2017
Wife likes them
Brian H on Nov 28, 2016
This is a gift for my son and his new house and it will look awesome in his yard.
Jeff G on Oct 20, 2016
Curb appeal
Leila T on Sep 17, 2016
Unique tree, none like this in the area.
Michael R on Sep 10, 2016
looks like a nice specimen tree. We live on a golf course, and I'm sure it will delight the neighbors and golfers!
Elisabeth H on Sep 10, 2016
Fast growing. Awesome ornamental tree for front yard
Russ S on Aug 29, 2016
unique, good comments.
Julie M on Aug 29, 2016
Saw these growing all over on a drive through the DelMarVa peninsula last year. They were wonderful.
Cary W on Jul 1, 2016
Have been looking everywhere for one of these. Some local companies have discontinued them even though they are quite popular.
Diana M on Jun 30, 2016
have always thought the weeping trees are beautiful
Stephanie L on Jun 9, 2016
My husband and I always wanted one!
Tiffany S on Apr 19, 2016
For it's originality and beauty. It will look great in our huge, empty (for the time being) yard.
Jennifer M on Apr 19, 2016
I chose this tree for my husband because he likes willows. Also I needed another tree to plant in my backyard.
curlene p on Mar 16, 2016
Who wouldn't want a beautiful weeping cherry in their yard? It will be a pleasure to look at, so I'm planting it right at the end of my driveway, so I'll see it every time I come home.
Lori H on Mar 11, 2016
My wife loves the look of this tree. Happy wife = happy life!
James K on Mar 8, 2016
To coranate the yard
william w on Feb 24, 2016
Beautiful tree that gives my backyard a lovely airy feeling.
Hebe S on Jan 6, 2016
The weeping cherry is a favorite of mine; so whenever possible, I give trees as gifts. This one is a house warming gift to a family member who is landscaping there 1st home property.
Lloyd H on Dec 31, 2015
Super cool
Melissa K on Feb 20, 2018
I'm going to plant this near a creek bend through my back yard
James H on Apr 10, 2017
Sharon D on Dec 8, 2014
BEST ANSWER: They can grow 1-2 feet per year.
Approximately how much will this tree grow per year?
Carolyn C on Feb 26, 2015
BEST ANSWER: After one year, mine has grown nearly two feet and its formerly short branches nearly reach the ground. I don't know if this is an atypical rate of growth, but so far it's been a remarkably robust tree. I fertilize it lightly and and water it very well.
does this tree go after water like a weeping willow?
Connie S on Jul 5, 2014
BEST ANSWER: These White Weeping Cherry trees will not go after water like the Weeping Willows.
I live in Bicknell, Utah. would this tree do well here, from the map it looks like it would. also, is it too late in the season to plant this and have it adapt before winter gets here?
A shopper on Jul 23, 2014
BEST ANSWER: As long as Bicknell falls in zones 5 - 8 in Utah then it will grow fine. The best time to plant is in the early Spring or early Fall. However if your temperatures aren't scorching hot in the 90's or above you can go ahead and plant now.
do i need to stake my weeping cherry tree?
darryl j on Jun 19, 2014
BEST ANSWER: I would definitely stake the weeping cherry for at least the first one to two years of growth. This way it will grow straight up instead of at an angle due to the wind.
how tall an wide do they get?
Lars V on Jun 4, 2014
BEST ANSWER: we have one in our neighborhood that is about 25ft high and about 30-35 feet wide and aprox 25 years old. They do trim the tree for shape so I dont know if that is normal but a beautiful tree year round
How Close to a sidewalk can I plant this tree? How close to a driveway?
Deb S on May 14, 2015
BEST ANSWER: You should plant this in a ten foot radius. Leave five feet all around from center
what the life span of this tree ?
andrey s on May 29, 2015
BEST ANSWER: We just planted ours last June (2014), and she survived a brutal winter in Michigan's Upper Peninsula and is now budding. Anyway, from what I've read, 15 years is kind of a minimum, with the range being 15-30. It all depends on whether you can keep it free of disease and pests.
I live in Dallas, the spot I need to plant gets full sun morning and evening. will this take the full texas sun??
Judy E on Feb 7, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I planted mine I think almost 2 years ago and it's doing great! It gets lots of Texas sun.
looking to put next to pond less waterfall , how big is the root system get?
A shopper on Oct 8, 2014
BEST ANSWER: well as a rule of thumb the roots are about the size of the tree above ground. Next to a waterfall will be a lot to clean when the cherry blossoms fall..will look great just a pain to clean out of a filter system
how long does a weeping cherry tree live?
maurita w on May 14, 2015
BEST ANSWER: They have an average lifespan of about 20-30 years.

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