The Purple Leaf Sand Cherry, also sometimes just called “sand cherry” is very popular, fast-growing, beautiful spring blooms and gorgeous purple tinted color during nearly the entire growing season! They get similar colors to dark purple Japanese maple tree. This is a very hardy flowering landscape specimen with reddish-purple foliage that keeps its unique color all summer. Because of this, the purpleleaf sand cherry makes an excellent contrast tree. It can be planted close to paved surfaces and near utility lines and can also be used as a deciduous hedge.
To follow with your state regulations, we can not ship this plant to California, AZ, AK, HI
Deliveries to WA, UT, ID, NV, MT, ND, SD MUST be shipped Bareroot.
The average shipping height is 12” to 24”. We always send the tallest ones available that we have to you though. All of our trees ship Bareroot which means they will ship with no soil and no pot. This allows the plants to have a safer trip through the mail as well as to cut down on shipping costs majorly. The roots will be carefully removed from the pot they are growing in, and then wrapped in moist material with the roots sealed up to keep them moist during transit.
Name: Purple Leaf Sand Cherry
Other Names: Prunus x cistena
Grow Zone: 3 to 7
Growth Speed: Moderate to fast
Light Requirements: Likes Full Sun or some shade
Average Full Grown Height: 7' to 10' foot
Average Full Grown Width: 5' to 7' foot
Deciduous (loses Leaves) Or Evergreen (Holds Foilage All Year): Deciduous
Average Lifespan: 10 to 20 years