General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 8 to 20 feet
Plant Spread: 8 to 10 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Fragrant
Other: New leaves emerge a coppery-bronze shade, slowly maturing to bright green and then red in winter
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: Small reddish-purple to purple berries
Fruiting Time: Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Topiary
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Monoecious

Common names
  • Brush Cherry

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