Sand Cherry


Prunus pumila

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Shrub in 2 x 5 inch coco fibre plug

Light: part shade to full sun
Moisture: dry to medium
Soil: sandy loam
Mature Height: 6 feet

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Exciting new species with limited availability for 2022! A unique shrub native to sand dunes, rocky shores, or beach ridges. Thick and waxy looking leaves contrast with beautiful white flowers in Spring. Purple fruit are acidic or bitter, and can be used in preserves or dried. Alternatively, leaving the fruit for local wildlife is a great option. Plant in a dry sandy location with part shade to full sun.

Ontario Hardiness Zone: 3 to 7 (Find out your Hardiness Zone here)

Image source (Flowers): A. A. Reznicek (University of Michigan)

Additional information

Weight.10 kg
Dimensions6 × 6 × 30 cm
Light Requirements

Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade, Partial Shade

Moisture Requirements

Dry, Medium

Soil Requirements

Sandy Loam

Poisonous To Humans?
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