Prunus x cistena

Purple Leaf Sand Cherry

Garden(s):

Trees Shrubs

Type:

Shrub

Height:

1.5-3 m (5-10 ft)

Spread:

1.5-2.4 m (5-8 ft)

Light:

Full sun

Water:

Moderate

Zone:

3

Bloom Time:

April

Bloom Colour:

White-Pink

Foliage Colour:

Red-Purple

Soil:

Well Drained, Adaptable

Notes:

Early bloomer, prune annually after flowering to keep shrub dense. Likes some shelter from wind, prone to late-Spring frosts. Good pollinator for plums, cherry plums and flowering cherries.

“The many great gardens of the world… all make the point as clear as possible: The soul cannot thrive in the absence of a garden.” –Thomas Moore (1478-1535)
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