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Western Sand Cherry vs Budds Yellow Dogwood (Buds Yellow Dogwood)

Prunus pumila var besseyi

Cornus alba Budds Yellow

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Western Sand Cherry
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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.

Budd's Yellow Dogwood is a select cultivar of Yellow Twig Dogwood that reaches 5 ft tall and wide. It is adaptable and disease resistant which allows it to survive in difficult areas. The striking yellow twigs will add winter interest to your landscape and contrast nicely with Red Osier Dogwood. You can also try contrasting Budd's Yellow Dogwood with more textured trees such as evergreens.

WESTERN SAND CHERRY QUICK FACTS

BUDDS YELLOW DOGWOOD (BUDS YELLOW DOGWOOD) QUICK FACTS

Zone: 2a
Zone: 3a
Height: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Height: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Spread: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Spread: 2.1 m (7 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: any
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour: reddish-orange
Fall colour: yellow stems
Berries: small purple cherries
Flowers: white
Flowers: white
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: fast
Life span: medium
Life span: medium
Suckering: low
Suckering: low





Other Names: budds yellow dogwood, budds yellow twig dogwood, buds yellow dogwood, buds yellow twig dogwood