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Purpleleaf Sandcherry

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Purpleleaf Sandcherry

General Information

In spring, fragrant pink flowers adorn the Purpleleaf Sandcherry.  This hardy shrub grows in an upright, oval form. Its foliage is rich, purple red.  It is grown from cuttings, eliminating troublesome suckers.  Small, purple black fruits follow the flowers and ripen mid summer.  The birds love these tasty treats! The colorful foliage makes a beautiful, showy specimen or accent shrub. Great for borders, foundation plantings, screens and hedges.

Additional Information

Prunus cistena grows best in Full Sun. It will grow 6-8′ tall with a similar spread.  Plant in zones 3 to 8. Attracts butterflies.

Care & Shipping Notes

Purpleleaf Sandcherry prefers rich, moist soil.  It may be affected by a variety of diseases and pest.  Japanese beetles can do significant damage to the foliage.  Borers and tree canker may also be problems. Caterpillars, leaf hoppers, aphids, spider mites and scale may also be present. Powdery mildew, root rot, die back, leaf curl, fireblight, honey fungus and leaf spot may cause damage.  It is not uncommon for Purple leaf Sandcherry to have a lifespan of less than 10 years, due to the variety of pest and disease damage.  NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Also, WE NO LONGER SHIP TO CALIFORNIA due to Department of Ag restrictions on live plants.

Size

#2

Bloom time

Spring

Color

Pink

Water

Moderate, Moist

Wildlife

Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies

Tolerances

Needs No Deadheading

Height

6-8'

Light

Full Sun

Planting Zone

3 to 8

Spread/Width

6-8'

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    Size: Equivalent:
    3.5" Clay .67 Quart
    4.5" Square 1 Quart*
    #1 1 Gallon*
    #2 2 Gallon*
    #3 3 Gallon*
    #5 5 Gallon*
    #7 7 Gallon*
    *Please note: All sizes are approximate.

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Purpleleaf Sandcherry

General Information

In spring, fragrant pink flowers adorn the Purpleleaf Sandcherry.  This hardy shrub grows in an upright, oval form. Its foliage is rich, purple red.  It is grown from cuttings, eliminating troublesome suckers.  Small, purple black fruits follow the flowers and ripen mid summer.  The birds love these tasty treats! The colorful foliage makes a beautiful, showy specimen or accent shrub. Great for borders, foundation plantings, screens and hedges.

Additional Information

Prunus cistena grows best in Full Sun. It will grow 6-8′ tall with a similar spread.  Plant in zones 3 to 8. Attracts butterflies.

Care & Shipping Notes

Purpleleaf Sandcherry prefers rich, moist soil.  It may be affected by a variety of diseases and pest.  Japanese beetles can do significant damage to the foliage.  Borers and tree canker may also be problems. Caterpillars, leaf hoppers, aphids, spider mites and scale may also be present. Powdery mildew, root rot, die back, leaf curl, fireblight, honey fungus and leaf spot may cause damage.  It is not uncommon for Purple leaf Sandcherry to have a lifespan of less than 10 years, due to the variety of pest and disease damage.  NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Also, WE NO LONGER SHIP TO CALIFORNIA due to Department of Ag restrictions on live plants.

Additional information

Size

#2

Bloom time

Spring

Color

Pink

Water

Moderate, Moist

Wildlife

Attracts Birds, Attracts Butterflies

Tolerances

Needs No Deadheading

Height

6-8'

Light

Full Sun

Planting Zone

3 to 8

Spread/Width

6-8'

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