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Schubert Chokecherry

Prunus virginiana

Zone: 2

Exposure: Full Sun

Mature Size:
26′ H X 12′ W

Bloom Time
: Spring

Description: A small color accent...

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Prunus virginiana

Zone: 2

Exposure: Full Sun

Mature Size:
26′ H X 12′ W

Bloom Time
: Spring

Description: A small color accent tree with rich deep purple foliage from mid-summer onwards and very attractive racemes of white flowers in spring followed by small, astringent black cherries.

Ornamental Features: Fragrant white flowers.Deep purple foliage which emerges green in spring. Leaves turn red in the fall. Black fruits are held in abundance, excellent for making jams and jellies and wine-making. 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)