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Russian Almond vs Garrington Chokecherry

Prunus tenella

Prunus virginiana Garrington

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COMING SOON

Russian Almond
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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.

Garrington Chokecherry is a self-fertile and rare chokecherry that is commonly used for commercial orchards. This highly prized selection is known for its heavy yields of large, reddish-black fruit that are easily harvested with an over row harvester.

Garrington Chokecherry is also commonly used for hedges and edible landscaping. This shrubs’ chokecherries are commonly used in baking, preserves, wine, and jams or jellies.

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.

RUSSIAN ALMOND QUICK FACTS

GARRINGTON CHOKECHERRY QUICK FACTS

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Zone: 2a
Zone: 2b
Height: 1.5 m (5 ft)
Height: 3 m (10 ft)
Spread: 1.2 m (4 ft)
Spread: 2.4 m (8 ft)
Moisture: dry, normal
Moisture: dry, normal
Light: partial shade, full sun
Light: partial shade, full sun
Berries: large, tart, reddish-black
Flowers: bright pink flowers in spring
Bark: smooth brick red bark
Growth rate: medium
Growth rate: fast
Life span: 20 years
Life span: medium
Maintenance: low
Maintenance: medium
Suckering: medium
Suckering: medium
Pollution tolerance: high
Pollution tolerance: high





Other Names: dwarf russian almond


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