Autumn Blooming Cherry

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Four-Season Beauty - Autumn Blooming Cherry Tree!

  • Lovely Dark Pink Buds & Pale Pink Blooms!
  • Fragrant & Cheerful!
  • Semi-Double Blooms
  • Repeat Bloom in Autumn
  • Four Seasons of Interest
  • Gorgeous Spring Blooms, Second Bloom in Fall
  • Easy Care & Low Maintenance
  • Official Tree of the National Cherry Blossom Festival
  • Four Season Interest
  • Lovely Fall Color
  • Tiny Cherries For Birds
  • Pollinator Heaven

The gorgeous, fragrant cherry blossoms from our Autumn Blooming Cherry Tree (Prunus subhirtella 'Autumnalis') are a pure delight! That's why you'll love the re-blooming appeal of this fabulous variety for double the delight!

This tree is the gift that keeps on giving, literally. It offers four seasons of visual interest for your lawnscape, ensuring that with each passing season, there's something new to love!

This tree flowers on and off during mild fall and winter months (in warmer winter growing zones), although the true showstopper is its spring flowering! The profusion of deep pink buds transforms into clouds of semi-double light pink flowers that then cascade into a pure white flower color that is just itching for an encore.

Those blooms won't just be attracting neighborhood attention, local bees and butterflies will make your tree their favorite hangout spot! Providing ample nectar and pollen, it is a beneficial pollinator's dream buffet!

Plant the Autumn Blooming Cherry out front to create a neighborhood floral show that will get folks talking.

How to Use Autumn Blooming Cherry Tree In The Landscape

This tree blooms early in the spring, heralding the arrival of the season in no uncertain terms. It grows quickly, so you needn't wait long after it goes in the ground before you're ready to capture "oohs" and "aahs" from its immediate fans when it’s in full bloom!

A line of these trees along your drive will welcome you home each time! These are also stately street trees and create so much curb appeal with so little work from yourself! Hardy and tolerant of urban conditions, Autumn Blooming Cherry has it all!

During the summer, enjoy the shade from the large, oval green leaves that seem to flit and flutter with every puff of wind. When fall rolls around, those same leaves turn a brilliant array of yellow to bronze hues, kissed by the sun in places where they've been burnt a deep and resplendent red.

Plant one or more near your patio and seating areas to truly reap the benefits of their bountiful showy bloom and cooling shade.

Just when you think the Autumn Blooming Cherry Tree is done for the year, it becomes laden on every branch and limb with small black cherries. Autumn Cherry Trees are a boon to birds looking for a pre-winter feast!

The small, black fruit that develops will attract songbirds to your yard in the fall and winter. Adding wildlife plants layers deeply meaningful bird sound and motion into your landscape design.

Fall means wonderful autumn hues of bronze, yellow and gold, or even a deep-red tinged to contribute to the colors of the season! After it drops its leaves, you may be delighted to see an additional round of blooms as other plants are beginning to go dormant for the winter.

And in winter, you'll get a chance to appreciate the magnificent branch structure. Every little bit helps in winter, and this delightful tree will catch your eye (and your breath!) even when it's cold outside.

Create groupings with other small ornamental trees like the Emperor One Japanese Maple or flowering Crabapple trees, and weeping Cherry trees for naturalized and colorful settings!

No matter where you plant it, you will be proud to share this tree with friends and family as one of the varieties enjoyed at the National Cherry Blossom Tree Festival in Washington, DC each year.

#ProPlantTips For Care

Autumn Blooming Cherry is a hardy deciduous tree with so many amazing features. Average growth rate, these can reach 20 - 30 feet in height and 20 - 30 feet wide, just right to provide wonderful shade and impact without sacrificing much space!

Winter hardy to USDA hardiness zones 4-8, these varieties of Autumn Flowering Cherries are highly adaptable. Add a 3-4 inch layer of mulch over the root system for insulation and moisture retention.

Loving the full sun, and blooming the absolute best when planted in as much sunlight as you can provide, Autumn Blooming Cherry can also tolerate some partial shade.

Water young trees well to ensure they become well established in their first year. Doing best in any kind of soil, these spring and autumn flowering Cherry trees do require well-draining conditions and cannot sit in soggy soils. Be sure to include the Nature Hills Root Booster to give your root system the healthy jump-start it needs to get growing beautifully!

All trees and plants appreciate a layer of mulch over their root zone. It not only cools the roots in summer and insulates them from the heat in summers, but a generous layer of mulch also holds in more moisture; so that means less watering for you!

If needed, it is best to prune right after that early spring flush of flowers. However, you may miss out on a bit of the fall bloom.

Gorgeous, repeat blooms, fragrance, fall color trees with wonderful, cooling shade - you won't go wrong with the Autumn Blooming Cherry tree from Nature Hills Nursery! We sell out of this magical flowering tree every single year, so please - place your order today! You don't want to miss this tree!

Frequently Asked Questions

How to Grow an Autumn Cherry Tree? 

Autumn Blooming Cherry trees need full sun and well-drained, moderately moist soil for best results. See more on growing and caring for these great trees in our #ProPlantTips Garden Blog.

How fast does an Autumn Cherry Tree grow? How tall does Autumn Cherry grow?

Once established, the medium growth rate of the Autumn Cherry means you won’t wait long before you can enjoy the mature height of these trees, reaching 20-30 feet at a rate of about 12 inches of new growth per year in optimal conditions.

Do Autumn Cherry Tree have invasive roots?

While Cherry trees generally do not have invasive root systems, it’s always prudent to plant any tree at least one-half of its mature width away from a structure, both above and below ground. 

What is the prettiest Cherry Tree?

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but the Autumn Blooming Cherry has it all! Disease resistance, fall color, two flushes of flowers a year, great bark and branching, plus easy care. Other cultivars may not have the whole package, but these flowering ornamental Cherry trees do!

What Shipping Options Do You Offer?

NatureHills.com works closely with our growers and nursery professionals to ensure we ship when it is most appropriate for your area. Our goal is to deliver the hardiest plants by avoiding extreme high and low temperatures. Check out our shipping schedule for more information and to learn our wills and won’ts when it comes to shipping plants. Find your Autumn Blooming Cherry for sale here at NatureHills.com!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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0 - 19.99 18.99
20 - 49.99 21.99
50 - 69.99 24.99
70 - 99.99 29.99
100 - 129.99 34.99
130 - 149.99 41.99
150 - 150+ Approx 27%

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PLANT HIGHLIGHTS

Autumn Blooming Cherry Is Suited to Grow in Zones 5-8
Growing Zones 5-8
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Prunus subhirtella 'Autumnalis'
Type Deciduous
Mature Height 20 - 30 feet
Mature Spread 15 - 25 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Flower Color Pink and White
Foliage Green
Fall Color Yellow
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time After Flowering
Fragrant Yes