Prunus subhirtella Whitcomb Rosaceae
Whitcomb Flowering Higan Cherry PROO-nus sub-hir-TEL-la
- Deciduous tree, 20-25 ft (6-8 m) tall, to 30 ft (9 m) wide, wide spreading, horizontally branched. Leaves alternate, simple, ovate to oblong-ovate, 2.5-10 cm long. Flowers single, petals notched, pink, but fade to white.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 4 Native to Japan
- Oregon State Univ. campus: north side of Memorial Union Quad.