Prunus Crimson Passion
Exposure: Full Sun
Mature Size: 13′ H X 10′ W
Bloom Time: Spring
Description: A cross between the tart cherry and the Mongolian cherry produces a high sugar content which makes for excellent fresh eating; the fruit is large and dark red in color.
Ornamental Features: Fragrant white flowers. Green foliage. Leaves turn yellow in fall. Dark red fruits held in abundance, which are excellent for cooking and baking and making jams and jellies. Self-pollinating.
Landscape Attributes: Deciduous tree with a more or less rounded form. Best pruned in late winter. It is a good choice for attracting birds to your yard.
(Trees, Shrubs and Perennials labelled Zone 2 or 3 are consistently hardy enough to survive in Calgary, Okotoks and surrounding areas)