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Hansen's Bush Cherry

Easy-To-Pick Shrub Variety
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  • 08509
  • 12-18" Bareroot
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Hansen's Bush Cherry

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.
Product Details
  • FormDeciduous. Rounded
  • LightFull sun.
  • Height4 - 5 feet.
  • Spread4 - 5 feet.
  • Spacing4 - 5 feet.
  • Zones3 - 8.
  • FoliageSilvery-green foliage changing to crimson in Fall.
  • Flower FormYes
  • ColorWhite
  • BloomsMay
  • FruitPurplish-black fruit. About the size of a dime.
  • Soil RequirementsWell-drained, sandy, organic loam soil.
  • Growth RateMedium to fast growth rate.
  • PollinatorSelf-pollinating.
  • CommentsFruit has a tart, tangy flavor. Grows well on sandy hills, rocky slopes, and lake shores. Excellent wildlife plant. Drought tolerant. Also called 'Sandcherry'.
  • YieldUp to 2 - 4 quarts at maturity.
  • Botanical NamePrunus besseyi
  • Size1/2 inch blossoms.
  • DepthPlant at the same depth as in the nursery.

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