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Out of Season Hansen's Bush Cherry
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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. Zones 2-8.
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Product Details

  • 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.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Pollinator: Self-pollinating.
  • Yield: Up to 2 - 4 quarts at maturity.
  • Color: White
  • Foliage: Silvery-green foliage changing to crimson in Fall.
  • Blooms: May
  • Fruit: Purplish-black fruit. About the size of a dime.
  • Zone: 3 - 8.
  • 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'.

Shipping

Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
ZONE All Other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 5/5/19 - 6/21/19
4B 5/5/19 - 6/21/19
5A 4/1/19 - 6/21/19
5B 3/18/19 - 6/21/19
6A 3/11/19 - 6/21/19
6B 3/4/19 - 6/21/19
7A 2/25/19 - 6/21/19
7B 2/25/19 - 6/21/19
8A & B 2/19/19 - 6/21/19
9A & B 2/19/19 - 6/21/19
10A & B 2/11/19 - 6/21/19
Last Order Date 1A-7B: 6/17/19
8A-10B: 6/3/19

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

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