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I'm considering buying a cherry tree, mainly to the blossom. I saw an autumn cherry (Autumnalis Rosea) which the website claims will flower during mild spells between October & March. I like the idea of this for some winter colour.

Has anyone had one of these? My main concern is that it will flower in the early autumn and then as soon as the winter gets harder that it won't flower again until the following year. am I just better off getting a spring flowering version?




Winter flowering cherry makes a lovely small tree, but it doesn't flower in great masses like the spring flowering ones. It puts out small numbers of smaller flowers sporadically thorough the autumn and winter. We used to have one in our garden in Herts, so I'd think it would be fine in Essex. It's delicately pretty rather than show-stopping.

12 Feb, 2011


Thanks Beattie. I thought that might be the case.

12 Feb, 2011

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