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Tatarian Maple vs Western Sand Cherry

Acer tataricum

Prunus pumila var besseyi

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(new stock expected: fall of 2018)

Tatarian Maple
Western Sand Cherry

Tatarian Maple is a small, multi-stemmed tree that features attractive red foliage in fall.

In addition to its outstanding autumn color, it is also one of the first trees to leaf out in the spring.

Tatarian Maple makes a good specimen tree for for small yards. Closely related to Amur Maple, it is slightly larger in stature.

Western Sand Cherry is known for its unique, leathery grey-green foliage and beautiful white blossoms. This makes it popular as an ornamental shrub in parks and front yards. However, both you and the wildlife will love its edible small dark red to purple cherries.

Due to its small stature and spreading qualities, Western Sandcherry is suitable as an underplanting or groundcover.

Many people graft plum and cherry varieties to Western Sand Cherry and use it as rootstock.

TATARIAN MAPLE QUICK FACTS

WESTERN SAND CHERRY QUICK FACTS

Zone: 3a
Zone: 2a
Height: 5 m (18 ft)
Height: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Spread: 4 m (12 ft)
Spread: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: any
Fall colour: scarlet red
Fall colour: reddish-orange
Berries: small purple cherries
Flowers: small clusters of white blossoms
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: none
Suckering: low
Pollution tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: medium

In row spacing: 2.4 m (8 ft)

Between row spacing: 5 m (16 ft)



Other Names: tatar maple


Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: yes
Ships To Canada: yes
Ships to USA: no