Prunus x cistena
- Common Name(s):
- Purple leaf sand cherry, Purple-leaf sand cherry
- Shrubs, Trees
Susceptible to borers. This tree is frequently damaged by deer.
- 7-14 ft.
- Alternate, simple, deep reddish purple leaves; 1 to 2 in. long
- Single, pinkish white fragrant flowers with red calyxes after leaves have emerged in mid-spring; blackish purple drupe
- Sun; moist well drained soil
- 7-10 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- Alternate, simple leaves; intense reddish purple foliage all summer
NCCES plant id: 1732