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Hansen's Bush Cherry

Easy-To-Pick Shrub Variety


As handsome and hardy as fruiting shrubs come! The branches are covered with pure white flowers in May, absolutely loaded with purplish-black fruit in July. Grows 4-5 ft. tall and bears at an early age. For best yield, plant two or more.
  • Zone 3 - 8.
  • Height 4 - 5 feet.
  • Shade Required Full sun.

Plants are not available in AE AK CA GU HI ID OR PR WA

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  • 08509
  • 12-18 in.-3 plants per offer
  • $15.99
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  • 18-24 in.-3 plants per offer
  • $19.99
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  • Botanical Name: prunus besseyi
  • Height: 4 - 5 feet.
  • Spacing: 4 - 5 feet.
  • Depth: Plant at the same depth as in the nursery.
  • Spread: 4 - 5 feet.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Pollinator: Self-pollinating.
  • Yield: Up to 2 - 4 quarts at maturity.
  • Color: White.
  • Foliage: Silvery-green changing to crimson foliage in Fall.
  • Blooms: May.
  • Fruit: Purplish-black fruit. About the size of a dime.
  • Form: Deciduous. Rounded
  • Flower Form: Yes.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, sandy, organic loam soil.
  • Growth Rate: Medium to fast growth rate.
  • Size: 1/2 inch blossoms.
  • Comments: Fruit has a tart, tangy flavor. Grows well on sandy hills, rocky slopes, and lake shores. Excellent wildlife plant. Drought tolerant. Also called 'Sandcherry'. RESTRICTED STATES, AE, AK, GU, HI, ID, OR ,PR, WA.

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