Sand Cherry - Prunus besseyi

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Upright spreading shrub commonly used as pollinator for some varieties of hardy plums. White flowers in spring followed by small purple black cherries that attract wildlife. Drought tolerant. Silvery green foliage turns an attractive reddish purple in the fall. Great in the landscape border.

Water Needs: 
Low
Foliage Color: 
Silver
Flower Attributes: 
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Hedge
Dry Areas
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Traditional
Xeriscape
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
36-48"
Spread: 
48-60"
Flower Colors: 
White
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Special Features: 
Edible
Fall Colour
Growth Habits: 
Round
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
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olerate of poor soils. Drought tolerant. Water regularly as needed. Feed in spring with an all purpose fertilizer prior to new spring growth. Little pruning is necessary. Prune broken or damaged limbs. 

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