Purple Leaf Sand Cherry
Small white flowers bloom in clusters along the branches of this ornamental cherry The plant grows to 10' tall with a spread of about 8'. Multiple stems give the tree a bushed- out, full look adding depth and coverage in the Spring and Summer. The white flowers yield to dark crimson color foliage. The foliage matures to a brilliant gloss over Summer. Grown primarily for its flowers and foliage- the cherries it produces are small and mostly pit. Typically birds get them first! The Cherry is pollution tolerant but does need well drained soils.
Mature Height: <10'
Scientific Name: Prunus x cistena