Sand cherry is a suckering, spreading, deciduous shrub, 4-6 ft. high and wide. Its gray-green leaves provide a different foliage color than most Prunus species. Pure white, 1/2 in. diameter flowers give way to sweet, purplish-black fruits in July and Aug.


Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Leaf: Green
Size Class: 6-12 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May

Western Sand Cherry