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Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Bark Type*
  • Smooth
Cultural Information*
  • Root Rot - Low Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - Moderate Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
Flower Color*
  • White
  • Light Pink
Flower Type*
  • Single Blooming
Growth Habit*
  • Ornamental/Medium Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Red/Brilliant Red
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Birds
  • Attracts Bees
  • Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type*
  • Shrub
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Average
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Well-Drained
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Moist
Propagation Methods*
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Spring Flowering
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Southern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Northern States
  • Tolerates Morning Sun Only in Northern States
  • Tolerates Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Accent Plant
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Mass Planting
  • Provides Shade
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Purpleleaf Sand Cherry is easy to grow, and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include a free fertilizer packet.

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PURPLELEAF SAND CHERRY

Prunus x cistena

Buy Purpleleaf Sand Cherry online. Multi-branched upright form 6 to-10 feet' high, 5 to 6 feet wide. The foliage is an attractive purple-red all season long. Fragrant white to pinkish white flowers in early spring, purple-black fruits in summer. Deciduous. Can be grown as a small tree or shrub.

Mature Height:

6-10 Feet

Mature Spread:

5-6 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

5-8

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Family: Rosaceae · Common Name: Cherry/Peach/Plum/Almond/Nectarine/Apricot

Prunus species cannot be shipped into CA, OR, or WA.

FREE with every plant purchased:

  • The Sooner Guarantee: For details, click here!
  • A pre-measured amount of Polyon® Best-Paks time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

DIY Irrigation SuppliesWe use and recommend www.dripdepot.com for our irrigation needs, from simple to install micro and drip systems, to commercial grade irrigation parts and supplies.

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2 gallon Potted

SKU: 5381

(1.87 gallons / 7.09 liters)
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$45.00

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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 3801

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
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$95.00

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5 gallon Potted

SKU: 3802

(4.10 gallons / 15.55 liters)
(4-5 ft tall)
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$115.00

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7 gallon Potted

SKU: 3906

(6.08 gallons / 23.03 liters)
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$200.00

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