Purple Leaf Sand Cherry

Hardiness / Exposure: Zone 2 / Full sun

Height: 6ft - 10ft

Spread: 5ft - 8ft

Foliage Colour: Deep purple-red leaves

Fall Foliage: n/a

Growth Habit: Compact, rounded

Flower Colour: Pinkish white

Bloom Time: Spring

Key Features: This Sand cherry attracts pollinators and beneficial insects with its fragrant flowers. It is also a suitable cross-pollinator for most plums.

Uses: Focal Point, hedging, cross pollinator


Planting Instructions: 

-Dig a hole 2-3 times the root ball width and same depth as root ball.

-Carefully remove plastic pot and cut through any circling roots.

-Position the root ball in the center of the hole and ensure the tree is standing straight. If necessary, tip the root ball to adjust the tree.

-Partially backfill the hole with loamy soil, tamp the soil with your heel to remove air pockets, water to settle the soil and finish backfilling around the root ball with good soil.  Avoid using heavy clay-based soil.

-Remove tags and labels.

-Water soil well at planting and continue to water throughout the summer. Do not not let the tree go dry.

-Applying mulch will help help retain moisture and reduce weeds.





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