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Purple Leaf Sand Cherry

Prunus x cistena shrub

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Purple Leaf Sand Cherry creates a vibrant and attractive looking hedge. Its dark red-purple foliage has a strong presence through spring and summer before transforming into a warm bronze throughout autumn. Prunus × cistena's fluttery foliage is decorated with pale pink flowers during spring.

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Purple Leaf Sand Cherry hedge (Prunus × cistena) description

Our Prunus × cistena hedging plants are best suited to moist, well-drained soils in sunny to partially shaded sites. However, Prunus × cistena can tolerate heat, cold and drought. As a hybrid of the prune and cherry species Prunus cerasifera and Prunus pumila, Purple Leaf Sand Cherry is sometimes known as Dwarf Red-Leaf Plum. 

Best uses for Prunus × cistena hedging

Purple Leaf Sand Cherry is particularly suitable for urban areas as it is tolerant of drought, heat and cold.

Combine Purple Leaf Sand Cherry plants with

Allow this colourful hedging species to stand alone for maximum effect.

Growth rate of Prunus × cistena hedge plants

Purple Leaf Sand Cherry hedging has an average growth rate of 20-40cm per year and it is ideal for hedging up to 2.5m.

Care and pruning advice for Purple Leaf Sand Cherry hedges

When planted properly most hedges need little attention - view our hedge planting advice here. Prune your Prunus × cistena hedge in late winter-early spring. A good tip - Don't forget to feed your Purple Sand Cherry hedges after planting - view our hedging care advice section for more information.

Planting density recommendations for Purple Leaf Sand Cherry hedge plants

For information on planting density please see the product table. In the 'No. Per Metre' column, you will find our recommended plant density for each individual plant species and root type. You can find out about planting density here.

Purple Leaf Sand Cherry hedging plants are available for purchase year-round as Pot grown hedge plants

Overall, our Purple Leaf Sand Cherry hedging plants are UK grown by our hands-on specialists who have years of nursery growing experience. Occasionally, we source Prunus × cistena hedging from outside of the UK. In this instance, we make every effort to ensure our suppliers are unbeaten on quality. At best4hedging we consistently strive to provide the freshest condition hedging plants at the highest possible standard, all whilst maintaining our competitive prices. Rest assured, you can buy Purple Sand Cherry hedging plants online with complete confidence.

 

Showing 20 of our total 30 reviews, with an average rating of 4 stars. Read all 30 reviews for Purple Leaf Sand Cherry.
Review Summary - 4 out of 5 based on 30 ratings.
July 26, 2020 | Victoria F
Purple Leaf Sand Cherry

Excellent

March 13, 2020 | Anonymous
Purple Leaf Sand Cherry

Lovely tree full of buds, good packaging fast delivery.

October 12, 2019 | Dr.Joff
Purple Leaf Sand Cherry

Not all hedging suppliers have this, plants seem healthy

September 16, 2019 | Anonymous
Purple Leaf Sand Cherry

Good sized plant, but roots not very secure in the compost, however they seem to be doing well.

August 20, 2019 | Anonymous
Purple Leaf Sand Cherry

Good product for price and ok so far

June 8, 2019 | Jonathan
Purple Leaf Sand Cherry

Great plants and in great condition

March 31, 2019 | Allan Cook
Purple Leaf Sand Cherry

As Above

March 9, 2019 | Andrew Macnamara
Purple Leaf Sand Cherry

Plants arrived in good condition within 10 days.

December 12, 2018 | Godfrey Ling
Purple Leaf Sand Cherry

As Above

November 9, 2018 | Adam Hayes
Purple Leaf Sand Cherry

As Above

June 2, 2018 | Sally Anne Macdonald
Purple Leaf Sand Cherry

One shrub looks quite different to the other; not so upright

April 2, 2018 | george mac donald
Purple Leaf Sand Cherry

Great service thank you would use again

February 14, 2017 | Anonymous
Purple Leaf Sand Cherry

Excellent

January 24, 2017 | Anonymous
Purple Leaf Sand Cherry

October 3, 2016 | Anonymous
Purple Leaf Sand Cherry

Fine but a little tired

October 3, 2016 | Anonymous
Purple Leaf Sand Cherry

the product exceeded our expectation and the packaging demonstrated how much they cared about their products

May 1, 2016 | Anonymous
Purple Leaf Sand Cherry

The 6 plants look full of promise. A little compost had spilled out because the plants could move about in the box. What about a cardboard nest device to hold the plants still? Less sturdy stems might have got broken.

April 26, 2016 | Anonymous
Purple Leaf Sand Cherry

As Above

February 18, 2016 | Anonymous
Purple Leaf Sand Cherry

Excellent quality

February 7, 2016 | Anonymous
Purple Leaf Sand Cherry

Arrived safely. Have not planted yet.

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