Details
P. × cistena is an upright, bushy, medium-sized deciduous shrub with small, pinkish-white flowers. Leaves red-purple, deepening in the summer and brighter in autumn

Hardiness

H6 - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15)
 

Aspect

North-facing or East-facing or South-facing or West-facing

Exposure

Sheltered or Exposed

Moisture

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil

Chalk, Loam, Sand, Clay

pH

Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
 

Size
Ultimate height
1-1.5 metres
Ultimate spread
1-1.5 metres
Time to ultimate height
10-20 years
 

How to grow
Cultivation
Easy to grow in any moist but well-drained moderately fertile soil in sun or partial shade. Superb hedging shrub
Propagation
Propagate by softwood cuttings in early summer with bottom heat
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Low Maintenance

How to care
Pruning
Pruning group 1. In areas where silver leaf is prevalent pruning may be done in mid-summer
Pests
May get caterpillars, leaf-mining moths and bullfinches
Diseases
May be affected by silver leaf and blossom wilt

Prunus x cistena

£48.00Price
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    0131 445 4698

    Damhead Nursery
    Damhead Farm
    Lothianburn
    Midlothian
    EH10 7DZ