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Purpleleaf Sand Cherry Hedge

Purpleleaf Sand Cherry Hedge

Beautiful Reddish-Purple Color Lasts All Season!
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Expires: October 31, 2014

Perfect as a small tree, foundation planting or colorful living hedge—can be pruned to just about any size. Deep purple leaves provide a beautiful contrast to the green of other landscape plants. Lovely light pink blooms in spring, and songbirds love the purple berries that follow. Space 4-6' apart.

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Product Information:

Light: Full sun to partial shade
Height: 6-10'
Bloom Time: Early spring
Size: Bareroot
Zones: 2 to 8

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Purpleleaf Sand Cherry Hedge Product Details

Botanical Name: Prunus x cistena
Form: Shrub
Sun Exposure: Partial Shade/Full Sun
Height/Habit: 6 - 10'
Spread: 4 - 6'
Spacing: 4 - 6'
Hardiness Zone: 2 - 8
Foliage Type: 3" reddish purple leaves.
Flower Form: Small, single.
Flower Color: Light pink.
Flowering Date: Early spring
Soil Requirements: Well-drained soils, pH adaptable
Growth Rate: Moderate to fast
Unique Characteristics: This plant can be grown as a small tree, featured item in a foundation planting or as a colorful living fence or hedge. Small pink blooms appear in spring after the leaves appear. Purple leaf color lasts all season long and adds a beautiful contrast to the green of most landscape plants. Prunus cistena can reach a height of up to 10 feet but can easily be trimmed to a shorter height.
Pruning: To shape
Additional Information: Cross by Prof. N.E. Hansen in Brookings S.D. in 1909. Too much shade can result in a leaf color that is more bronze green than the beautiful reddish purple leaf color.
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Purpleleaf sand cherry Review by Mary Orlando - Lawrence, MA
Posted on 2013-03-21 13:16:51

I love this small tree it is graceful in my garden .It was one of the first shrubs I bought 15 years ago .It never dissapoints It is on a embankment. I love the flowers in Spring their fragrance is delicious like Grape juice or jelly! Lavender pink with burgandy stamins.

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