Beach Sand Cherry - Prunus pumila | Pots ready spring & fall

Common name: Beach Sand Cherry

Scientific name: Prunus pumila

Example mature size: 2 m tall, 2 m wide; 7 ft tall, 7 ft wide

Sunlight: Full-sun

Water: Medium-wet

Soil: Sand, Silt, Gravel

Blooms: White in May

Ontario plant status: Native Shrub, Common

Natural habitats: Riverbanks-beaches

Wildlife benefits: Bees/wasps 🐝, Butterflies/skippers 🦋

Points of interest: - Grows in open sand dunes along lake Ontario and Lake Erie - Tolerates both wet and dry conditions, sand to gravel bottoms