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Prunus (Sandcherry) cistena (Purple-leaf Sandcherry)

Reddish purple foliage all summer. No outstanding disease/insect problems. Fast growing and hardy. Single, fragrant, light pink flowers arrive in spring before the leaves. Bears edible purple fruit in late summer. Good screen or clipped hedge.

  • Height: 6'-8'
  • Spread: 8'-10'
  • Exposure:
  • Attracts Birds
    Rabbit Resistant
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Deer Resistant
  • Fragrant
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Shade
  • Wet Soils