“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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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