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Cherry, Cistena

Prunus x cistena

Priced by size: $25.99 – $32.99

Size (HxW): 4-6’ x 4-6’

Growth Habit: Upright

Planting Location: Cozy

Zone 3b

  • Vibrant, burgundy foliage turns a bright red in fall
  • Deep purple branches have a smooth bark, adding winter interest
  • Excellent contrast shrub
  • Benefits from winter snow coverage; exposed branches will die back in winter
  • Fast growth rate (12-24”/yr)
  • Occasionally produces pink flowers in mid May, resulting in dark purple fruit similar to chokecherries
  • A crossbreed of Native Sandcherry & Thundercloud Plum
  • Native to the Prairies

  • Fall

    Fall Color

  • Full Sun

    Tolerates Full Sun

  • soil

    Soil Tolerant

  • drought

    Drought Tolerant

  • native

    Native

Plant Care:

● Trim down in spring to remove winter dieback; can trim down to 2’ tall if desired ● Drought tolerant once established; does not tolerate soggy soil ● Tolerates heavy clay & sandy soils

Description

Size (HxW): 4-6’ x 4-6’

Growth Habit: Upright

Planting Location: Cozy

Zone 3b

  • Vibrant, burgundy foliage turns a bright red in fall
  • Deep purple branches have a smooth bark, adding winter interest
  • Excellent contrast shrub
  • Benefits from winter snow coverage; exposed branches will die back in winter
  • Fast growth rate (12-24”/yr)
  • Occasionally produces pink flowers in mid May, resulting in dark purple fruit similar to chokecherries
  • A crossbreed of Native Sandcherry & Thundercloud Plum
  • Native to the Prairies

Additional information

Dimensions 6183533 × 6182633 cm