The summer foliage of Prunus x subhirtella Autumnalis in detail
The summer foliage of Prunus x subhirtella Autumnalis in detail
Prunus x subhirtella Autumnalis in summer foliage on the Barcham Trees nursery
Medium Winter Flowering Cherry from this batch
Instant Winter Flowering Cherry from this batch

Prunus subhirtella Autumnalis

Winter Flowering Cherry

Estimated fully grown height 3-7m

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This pretty cherry is unlike most other cherries, flowering during the winter months rather than the spring. The semi-double white flowers appear intermittently from November through to March.

The subtle colouring brings welcome cheer on the darkest of days. The autumn foliage is orange-yellow in colour and appears in autumn before the flowers begin to arrive.

Prunus x subhirtella Autumnalis was introduced in 1894 and won the Award of Merit in 1930, it remains a popular little tree for bringing some color to schemes in the winter time.

The winter flowering cherry forms a small tree, with a rounded head and like most cherries prefers to be planted on a well drained soil; as such heavy clay or waterlogged soils should be avoided.

This lovely tree can be useful planted in parks and gardens however can also tolerate planting in streets. Be sure to select a planting location where the tree is prominent in the winter time.

Mature height: 3-7m

Tree Specification

Tree Location
Garden, Parkland,
Mature Height
Blossom Colour
Foliage Colour
Looks good in
Fruit & Nut
Soil Type
Well drained, Will tolerate most soil types,
Autumn Colour
Good for waterlogged soil
Pleached Tree

Planting Video

Delivery Guide

Barcham Trees are delivered using a local team of hauliers whom are well versed in transporting trees across the length and breadth of the UK. Our standard delivery is based upon sharing a delivery slot on one of our lorries and is calculated on a county by county basis.

Get a quote for delivery for your county here.

Free delivery is granted on the following order levels:
England, orders over £2,750
Wales, orders over £3,750
Scotland, orders over £4,750

Once you have completed your order online we will phone you to schedule in your delivery. On many occasions we are able to link in your order quickly but please allow up to 15 working days from the time of order to delivery as the worst case scenario.

Please note that all of our deliveries are made on Heavy Goods Vehicles, with our smallest available lorry generally being a 10 tonne vehicle. Deliveries are made to kerbside, or nearest reasonable access point and the lorry drivers are unable to move the trees once they are onsite.

For those of you ordering Instant trees, have special requirements or access limitations, please remember that throughout this process we are only a phone call away! Our experienced team of arborists are on hand to offer advice and can be contacted Monday to Friday between 9am - 5:30pm on 01353 720 950.

For further details of our delivery service and conditions, please visit our Delivery Service Advice page.