Sand Leaf Cherry Prunus Cistena

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Purple Leaf Sand Cherry Prunus Cistena  Beautiful ornamental shrub with fragrant light pink to white flowers in Spring. Reddish purple leaves make this a standout plant in the landscape. Moderate to fast growth rate. 7′ to 10′ mature height. A beautiful flowering ornamental perfect for any landscape, the purple leaf sand cherry has striking purple foliage and beautiful flowers covering its branches in spring. Prune after flowering to achieve desired height and shape. It is a hybrid of Prunus cerasifera (purple leaf plum) and Prunus pumila (sand cherry). It stays a manageable 7-9′ in height, but can be pruned to stay smaller. Used as a single plant or in small groups, it can provide a spot of color in a landscape. Planted in a row, it makes an incredibly beautiful hedge. Full sun to part shade.

Zone 2 – 8         

We only ship to the continental USA no shipping to California, Arizona, Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. Our plants ship bare root or with minimal soil in a bag.  5 gallon pots or larger they must be picked up at the nursery ( or call for special shipping arrangements to see if we can ship to you ).

The picture is an example  and is not always the actual plant being shipped