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Purpleleaf Sandcherry

Botanical Name
Prunus x cistena
Max Zone
7
Height
7 to 10 feet
Width
6 to 7 feet
Flowers
Late April to early May: single, pinkish, fragrant
Fruit
Blackish purple drupe
Light
Full sun
Soil
Well-drained, adaptable
Planting & Care
  • Transplant as balled and burlap, bare root or container
  • Prune after flowering
Problems
Borers, gumosis, black knot, short lived
Varieties
  • Minnesota Red - deep purple foliage
  • Big Cis - vigorous growth, larger leaves, 14 feet

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