Purpleleaf Sand Cherry
Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - ShrubGrowth Rate - FastMature Height - 7-10'Mature Width - 5'Longevity - Short lived, 20 years or less
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Attractive single, pinkish, fragrant flower, borne after leaves have developed in April-early MayFruit - Blackish purple colorLeaf - Foliage is intensely reddish purple and stays effective throughout summer; elliptic, alternate, serrated margin, thick, leathery texture, 2" longFall Color - Remains reddish purpleBark - Reddish brownOther Features - Possible Use - As specimen plant, patio plant, small groupings, foundation plantSeason Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Prefers acidic, moist, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade, but is soil adaptable. Transplant from bare root, BNB, or container. Easily propagated from softwood cuttings. Zone 3b-7Native Habitat - Diseases and Insects - Strength - One of the hardiest of purple leaf plants. Excellent colorWeakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Cherry, Sand.- Other plants of the family Rosaceae.- Other plants of the genus Prunus.- Other plants of the species Prunus x cistena.