Prunus besseyi x P. salicina 'Sapalta'

Sapalta Cherry Plum

Garden(s):

Trees Shrubs

Type:

Fruit Tree

Height:

4.5 m (15 ft)

Spread:

3.0 m (10 ft)

Light:

Full sun

Water:

Moderate

Zone:

3

Bloom Time:

May

Bloom Colour:

White

Foliage Colour:

Green

Soil:

Well-Drained, Sandy

Notes:

This is a cross between a Cherry and a Plum. It nees another variety of Cherry Plum or a Sand Cherry for cross-pollination. The fruit should be ready by August and can be used for canning. Fruit is reddish purple with black flesh. Good red Fall color

“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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