1 Review. Yoshino Weeping Cherry Tree Prunus subhirtella var. Prunus x yedoensis 'Shidare-Yoshino' (Yoshino Cherry) is a deciduous tree with a dramatic and graceful weeping habit. However, when planted in a suitable location and given proper care, weeping cherry trees can survive much longer. Its branches can touch the ground so pay attention and trim them regularly. Names. Most dwarf and small weeping trees are best used as a specimen tree. The Double Weeping Flowering Cherry Tree. The snow fountain weeping cherry tree is a dwarf weeping Cherry tree with a height from eight to fifteen feet and spreads from six to eight feet. Yoshino cherry is believed to be endemic to Yoshino District, Nara.In 1900, Yorinaga Fujino  gave the Yoshino cherry the name Somei-yoshino after the famous place of cultivation, Somei village (current day Toshima). It should be between 6.5 and 7.0. Many types of cherry tree, including weeping cherry, only live about 15 to 20 years. If you have limited planting area, you can still enjoy the stunning beauty of cherry blossoms by growing the dwarf weeping cherry tree. It has a medium to fast growth rate, and a broadly weeping habit. Yoshino cherry trees are some of the few trees in the United States that attract an audience. Weeping cherry trees are some of the most preferred landscaping tree varieties, planted for their unmatched aesthetic value. Contact your county cooperative extension office for advice on which and how much amendment to use. Yoshino cherry trees are fast growers and will reach a final height of 35 to 45 feet with a 30- to 40-foot spread. Blooming in early spring, its pendulous bare branches get smothered with generous clusters of brilliant white blossoms. All tree, and nothin' but the tree! Each spring, Americans from all over the country head to Washington, D.C. to see the trees in all their glory. It is also known as the Prunus subhirtella “Snofozam”. As the flowers wane, the oval-shaped, dark green leaves emerge and create a fresh summer canopy. Weeping cherry trees grow quickly when they are grafted trees, gaining up to 12 to 24 inches (30 to 61cm) in height per year. Yoshino cherry trees are some of the few trees in the United States that attract an audience. This product is currently out of stock and unavailable. How are the heights measured? Each spring, Americans from all over the country head to Washington, D.C. to see the trees in all their glory. ‘Shidare Yoshino’, also called ‘Fugen-Shidare’, ‘Pendula’, Potomac cherry, ‘Sendai-Shidare’, Tokyo cherry, Weeping Yoshino Cherry, ‘Yamazakura-Shidare’, and Yoshino cherry, is a small to medium sized ornamental tree that grows 20 to 25 feet in height, and 20 to 30 feet wide. These trees can add a focal point and drama to small yards without imposing on other plants. In 1901, Yoshino cherry was given a scientific name Prunus yedoensis by Jinzō Matsumura. This product does not ship to AZ, CA, WA . pendula. Because their branches hang down rather than spread out, they don’t take up as much room. Apart from their small height, weeping trees are very compact. Rated 3.0 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating. This particular type grows slowly and gives beautiful white flowers. The standard tree size cultivar is suited for growing in formal gardens or larger yards, where there is plenty of space.