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Russian Almond vs Shrubby Cinquefoil (Potentilla)

Prunus tenella

Dasiphora fruticosa syn. Potentilla fruticosa

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Russian Almond
Shrubby Cinquefoil (Potentilla)

Russian Almond is a low maintenance, short, slightly suckering shrub. It is covered with attractive, bright pink flowers in early spring before its foliage emerges.

This hardy species forms dense thickets attracts wildlife. Russian Almond prefers full sun and well-drained soils, but can tolerate moist soils.

The nuts it produces are quite attractive but very small. They are bitter and possibly toxic in large quantities.

Check out our YouTube channel video of the Russian Almond here.

Shrubby Cinquefoil is a small, deciduous flowering shrub. This hardy species is densely covered with leaves and produces pale to bright yellow buttercup-shaped flowers terminally on the stems.

Flowering typically occurs from early to late summer. Shrubby Cinquefoil is a popular ornamental shrub choice and is capable of growing on a variety of sites.

RUSSIAN ALMOND QUICK FACTS

SHRUBBY CINQUEFOIL (POTENTILLA) QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 2a
Zone: 1a
Height: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Height: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Spread: 1.2 m (4 ft)
Spread: 0.9 m (3 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: normal, wet
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Fall colour:
Flowers: bright pink flowers in spring
Flowers: bright yellow buttercup-shaped flowers
Bark: smooth brick red bark
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: fast
Life span: 20 years
Life span: short
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: low
Suckering: medium
Suckering: medium
Pollution tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: medium





Other Names: dwarf russian almond
Other Names: tundra rose


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