Purple Leaf Sand Cherry (Prunus cistena) – 1 gallon pot

$13.50

15 in stock

Sold individually / Min. 10 inch height / $13.50 per plant / Individual pot size 7” x 6”


Please, don’t delay ordering – first come first serve!

By placing an order, you understand that there is no guarantee on survivability on any plants sold. There are no refunds or exchanges – if it is determined that you got a damaged plant you will be provided with a replacement, species dependent on stock availability. Orders will be fulfilled with stock that is conservation grade for the conservation natured purpose of this low-cost seedling program.

Once orders are picked up please make any claims of damaged or unhealthy plants within 24 hours after pickup, photos are encouraged.

15 in stock

Description

Cistena Plum is also called Purple Leaf Sand Cherry and is as well known for its fragrant pink flowers which bloom in spring. It will develop purple-black berries in late summer. It has purple to red leaves that turn purple in the fall. This shrub will grow to a height of 8′ to 10′ tall and 4′ to 6′ wide. Use
Cistena Plum in a grouping, as a screen or hedge, or in a shrub border.

Cistena Plum is drought tolerant when it is established and is also deer resistant. It attracts butterflies, hummingbirds, and bees when in flower. Birds and wildlife are attracted to the berries. Cistena Plum likes to be planted in full sun or partial sun.

This plant is potentially poisonous and would be best not planted around farm animals, schools, or in landscapes where pets and/or children might ingest any part of the blooms or leaves. 

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