Prunus x cistena
ONLY AVAILABLE BY CONTRACT GROW
Beaked Hazelnut is a multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub native to North America.
Purple Leaf Sand Cherry provides bright reddish-purple leaves that turn bronze-green in the fall. In the spring, tiny flowers with a pinkish white hue bloom. The flowers are small, but the impact comes from the shrub blossoming all at once.
BEAKED HAZELNUT QUICK FACTS
PURPLE LEAF SAND CHERRY QUICK FACTS
Fall colour: dark red
Flowers: produces single pinkish flowers
Bark: smooth dark red to purple bark
Nuts: edible nuts that are attractive to wildlife
Toxicity: Not toxic, but tiny filaments from the husk can irritate skin that it contacts
Toxicity: the leaves and seed contain small amounts of hydrogen cyanide but are seldom consumed in any quantity
Other Names: beaked hazel
Other Names: purpleleaf sandcherry
Tags: All Items, Fall Colour, Native Alberta Plants, Native North America Plants, Nut Trees, Shrubs, Urban Yards, Wildlife Attracting