Species and varieties in the National Collection of Flowering Cherries at

Keele University

Prunus itosakura 'Pendula Rubra'

syn. Prunus spachiana 'Pendula Rubra'; Prunus pendula 'Pendula Rubra'

Prunus spachiana 'Pendula Rubra'

Prunus spachiana 'Pendula Rubra'

The long-stalked, rosy-pink flowers are produced from deep red buds borne on slender weeping branches throughout April.

The leaves are reds and yellows in the autumn. Its weeping habit makes it suitable for the smaller garden.

RHS Award of Garden Merit 1993.


  • One specimen behind the Chapel on Cherry Tree Walk; compartment 43b; tag 4011. Planted in 2002.
  • One in the Memorial Garden; square K11; tag 4233. Planted 2012.