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Prunus x cistena

Common Name(s):
Purple leaf sand cherry, Purple-leaf sand cherry
Categories:
Shrubs, Trees
Comment:

Susceptible to borers. This tree is frequently damaged by deer.

Height:
7-14 ft.
Foliage:
Alternate, simple, deep reddish purple leaves; 1 to 2 in. long
Flower:
Single, pinkish white fragrant flowers with red calyxes after leaves have emerged in mid-spring; blackish purple drupe
Zones:
2-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun; moist well drained soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Rounded
Width:
7-10 ft.
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Leaf:
Alternate, simple leaves; intense reddish purple foliage all summer
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 1732

Prunus x cistena Prunus x cistena
F. D. Richards, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Prunus x cistena Prunus x cistena
raz1940 et Charlotte, CC-BY-SA-2.0