Prunus subhirtella 'Scott Early'

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  • Common Name: Scott Early Higan Cherry
  • Plant Story:

    A medium-sized deciduous tree, Prunus subhirtella 'Scott Early' features small pale-pink flowers in the spring on spreading branches in the early spring. Shiny back cherries follow the flowers in the summer. The glossy green, ovate leaves turn showy shades of gold, orange, and yellow in the fall. Chocolate brown bark provides interest year-round.

  • Type: Tree Deciduous
  • Bloom Season: Spring
  • Flower Color: Pink
  • Planting Zone: 5-8
  • Height: 20-40 feet
  • Spread: 15-30 feet
  • Light Requirements:Part Shade
  • Suggested Uses: Specimen or small group
  • Leaf: Green ovate leaves
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to:
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:Cankers, black knot, leaf spot, dieback, leaf curl, powdery mildew, root rot, fire blight, aphids,
  • Form: Spreading
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Tolerant of summer heat and drought. Best flowering in full sun.


Scott Early Higan Cherry - Additional Photos