Prunus Snow Fountains®
Snow Fountains Weeping Cherry
Snow Fountains Cherry
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Deciduous tree, naturally weeping, to 12 ft (4 m) high, equal spread. Leaves alternate, simple, to about 8.5 cm long by 4 cm wide, dark green; gold and orange in fall. Flowers small, white, 5-petaled. Fruit is red, finally black.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 5 Introduced about 1985 by Lake County nursery of Perry, Ohio (Jacobson, 1996). Also known as 'White Fountain' and 'Snowfountains'; it is sometimes listed as a cultivar of P. × yedoensis or P. subhirtella. Sometimes grafted to a contorted trunk or to the glossy, red-mahogany trunk of Prunus serrula.
- Silverton, Oregon: The Oregon Garden