Species and varieties in the National Collection of Flowering Cherries at

Keele University

Prunus itosakura var. ascendens

syn. Prunus spachiana var. ascendens; Prunus pendula var. acendens

Prunus spachiana var ascendens

Prunus spachiana var ascendens

Grows wild in the hills and low mountains in Honshu, Shikuku, Kyushu, etc. Early flowering. Small-medium flowers, single, light red, several blooms per umbel.

[Manual of Japanese Flowering Cherries No. 161].


  • One on the embankment between the running track and the houses; Compartment 56J; Square G6/H6; Tag 4071. Planted in 2008.