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Western Sand Cherry vs Cherry Prinsepia

Prunus pumila var besseyi

Prinsepia sinensis

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Western Sand Cherry
Cherry Prinsepia

Western Sand Cherry is known for its unique, leathery grey-green foliage and beautiful white blossoms. It is a popular ornamental shrub in parks and front yards. 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. It is also popular to graft hardy apricots to.

Cherry Prinsepia is an attractive, cold hardy shrub with thorny stems and a rounded shape.

Primarily used for its shrub and hedge characteristics, Cherry Prinsepia is also grown for its ornamental fruit. Tart in flavor, the red berries are edible and enjoyed by birds and humans alike.

If deer are an issue on your property, try planting Cherry Prinsepia in a tight row to create a dense hedge to deter them.

WESTERN SAND CHERRY QUICK FACTS

CHERRY PRINSEPIA QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 2a
Zone: 3b
Height: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Height: 1.8 m (6 ft)
Spread: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Spread: 1.8 m (6 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: normal
Light: any
Light: full sun
Fall colour: reddish-orange
Berries: small purple cherries
Flowers: small clusters of white blossoms
Flowers: yellow-white
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: low
Suckering: none
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: high







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