This thick-growing, long-lived shrub is called the Purple Leaf Sand Cherry. Sometimes called Purple leaf Plum although the actual purple leaf plum is a tree. However, this can also be trained as a small tree if desired.
Produces bright red 3 inch leaves in spring and blushing, white flowers in May. In autumn it produces purple-black edible cherries and the foliage turns a magnificent reddish purple.
This ornamental shrub is especially valued for its hardiness and unique coloring. It is an asset to the landscape and a standout specimen shrub. Makes a wonderful hedge as well!
Grows 2-8 feet tall. depending on pruning.
Plant 2-3 feet apart for a hedge.
Best in full sun.
CANNOT SHIP TO CA
Container grown in gallon pots; shipped bare to semi-bare root, depending on season. 18-24″ branched