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Weeping Flowering Apricot
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  • Latin Name: Prunus mume 'Pendula'
  • Family: Rosaceae
  • Other Common Names: Weeping apricot, Chinese plum, Japanese apricot
  • Native to: Southern China
  • USDA Zones: 6-8
  • Height: 15-25' tall
  • Exposure: Full sun to part shade

The weeping flowering apricot will put on a glorious display of perfumed blossoms early in the spring. In addition to the pendant form, it has semi-double flowers. It can grow in either full sun or partial shade, but will have the best flower production with more sun.

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