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Purple Leaf Sand Cherry

A smaller alternative to the purple leaf plum

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  • flowering dateEarly Spring.
  • hardiness zone2-8
  • height6 - 10 feet
  • restricted statesAE AK AZ CA CO GU HI ID MT NV OR PR UT WA
  • ship as3 GALLON POT
  • sun exposureFull Sun
  • Holds the color all season
  • Small, spring blooms are fragrant
  • Grows to a manageable 6 to 10 feet
The Purple Leaf Sand Cherry, sometimes called a dwarf red-leaf plum, is both hardy and beautiful with vibrant color that holds all summer. In fact, sand cherries are an excellent, smaller alternative to purple leaf plums. The Purple Leaf Sand Cherry sports bright red leaves and dainty white-pink, fragrant flowers in spring. In summer, the leaves turn reddish-purple, and the shrub provides small purple fruits loved by songbirds. Darkening to a lush maroon in fall, it ends the season on a rich and vibrant note. This shrub works wonders as a standalone specimen plant, or can add interest to an existing hedge, border, or privacy fence. A beautiful contrast tree to add color to the green foliage in your landscape. Prunus x cisterna

Product Details

  • botanical namePrunus x cistena
  • flowering dateEarly Spring.
  • flower colorPink, White
  • flower formSmall (1/2") single
  • foliage type2" ovate-elliptical leaves with serrate margins
  • formShrub/Tree
  • growth rateFast
  • hardiness zone2-8
  • height6 - 10 feet
  • pruningAfter flowering - late spring
  • restricted statesAE AK AZ CA CO GU HI ID MT NV OR PR UT WA
  • shipping seasonFall
  • ship as3 GALLON POT
  • soil requirementWell drained soils, pH adaptable
  • spacing5 - 8 feet
  • spread5 - 8 feet
  • sun exposureFull Sun
  • watering requirementMedium

Shipping Schedule

When will my order ship?

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2024 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zone Most Dormant Bareroot & Potted Perennials, and Shrubs
3A-4B 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
5A 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
5B 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
6A & 6B 9/2/24 - 10/25/24
7A 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
7B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
8A & 8B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
9A-9B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
10A-10B 9/23/24 - 11/8/24
Last Order Date Zones 3A - 6B: 10/21/24
Zones 7A - 10B: 11/4/24

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