PurpleLeaf Sandcherry
Purple Leaf Sand cherry
Purple Leaf Sandcherry shrub
Purple Leaf Sandcherry bush
Prinus x Cistena - Purpleleaf Sandcherry Fruit
Prinus x Cistena
Purple Leaf Sandcherry Bush
Purple Leaf Sandcherry Flowering shrub
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Purple Leaf Sandcherry

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Tristar Plants
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$34.95 USD
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The Prinus x Cistena - Purpleleaf Sand Cherry is a hardy flowering shrub with unique reddish-purple foliage, and maintains its coloring well throughout the summer months. Grows in A rounded shape with long serrated leaves and light pink to white blossoms. Blooms fragrant blossoms in late April-early May followed by small yield of blackish colored drupes in July. Fruit is edible yet slightly acidic, commonly used in jams jellies and pie. Considered and important food source for wildlife such as robins, cardinals and coyotes, birds commonly nest in their branches as well.

Attributes:

  • This¬†Purple Leaf Sand Cherry¬†comes in a 1¬†Gallon¬†pot.
  • Size: Mature size can reach¬†7‚Äô-10‚Äô x 5‚Äô-7‚Äô
  • Light: Partial to full sun
  • Hardiness zone:¬†3-7¬†View map
  • Characteristics: Grows in a rounded¬†shape. Winter hardy. Fragrant light pink to white colored blossoms. Lasting colored foliage. Small, acidic, edible fruits.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate to fast
  • Soil, Water, Fertilize: acidic, loamy, moist, sandy, well-drained, and clay soils with soil pH between¬†3.7-7.3.. It is not drought-tolerant.¬†Tolerant to a variety of different soil types and is winter hardy.

*Due to California Department of Agriculture, we cannot ship this item to the state of California.

*We cannot send plants to Alaska or Hawaii.

*Plants ship dormant in winter months.

*Pictures shown are of mature plants and not what you will receive.