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Western Sand Cherry vs Anthony Waterer Spiraea

Prunus pumila var besseyi

Spiraea japonica Anthony Waterer

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Western Sand Cherry
Anthony Waterer Spiraea

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.

Note: Unfortunately this difficult to grow species is not currently scheduled to grow at TreeTime.ca. Perhaps try purchasing seed from SeedTime.ca and growing your own? Or sign up for a restock notification above.

Anthony Waterer Spiraea is a low maintenance shrub with a dwarf, rounded form. In spring and summer rosy pink blooms emerge against green foliage. Its tolerance of a variety of well-drained soils makes it an ideal foundation, landscaping, or border plant.

If deer and rabbit are an issue on your property, consider planting Anthony Waterer Spiraea for its deer/rabbit resistance. Due to its compact form, minimal pruning is required.

WESTERN SAND CHERRY QUICK FACTS

ANTHONY WATERER SPIRAEA QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 2a
Zone: 3a
Height: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Height: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Spread: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Spread: 1.2 m (4 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: any
Light: full sun
Fall colour: reddish-orange
Fall colour: orange to red
Berries: small purple cherries
Flowers: small clusters of white blossoms
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: medium
Life span: medium
Life span: short
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: low
Suckering: low
Pollution tolerance: medium
Pollution tolerance: high







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