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Snow Showers

  • Flowering month: March
  • Flower colour: White

Snow Showers is a popular flowering cherry noted for its numerous long weeping branches, which hang in profusion from the main stem. If you are looking for a small weeping flowering cherry as a feature for your garden it is a good choice.

In spring the dense display of white blossom covers the branches, creating an effect which is indeed reminscent of a shower of snow flakes.

The strongly weeping branches can be allowed to cascade naturally all the way to the ground, or can be pruned a short distance from the ground to create a pleasing manicured effect.

Prunus

Snow Showers flowering cherries for sale

  • 1-year maiden bare-root tree 29.95
    Colt rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
    Out of stock

How to grow

Snow Showers is a relatively small tree, and slow-growing, making it the ideal choice as a feature for the smaller garden.

History

Snow Showers is also known as Snow Fountains in the USA. The variety name is Prunus 'Snofozam', and it is a naturally dwarf weeping form of the Higan flowering cherry.

Snow Showers characteristics

  • Growing

    • Gardening skill:Beginner
    • Vigour:Slightly small
  • Problems

    • Disease resistance:Good
  • Climate

    • Climate type:Temperate climatesMild damp climatesWarm climates
  • Identification

    • Flowering month:March
    • Flower colour:White