Native Plant Trust

Prunus pumila var. depressa

sand cherry, dwarf sand plum


Height: 12-30 inches
Spread: 2-4 ft
Hardiness Zone: 3-6


Bloom Color: White

Characteristics & Attributes

Cultivation Status
Species
Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture
Average
Dry
Ecoregion
(59) Northeastern Coastal Zone
(82) Acadian Plains and Hills
(58) Northeastern Highlands
(84) Atlantic Coastal Pine Barrens
Ornamental Interest
Spring Bloom
Summer Fruit
Attracts Wildlife
Other Pollinators/Wildlife
Attracts Songbirds
Attracts Bees
Host Plant
Pollinator Powerhouse Plant
Tolerance
Deer/Rabbit Resistant
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Additional Attributes
Edible
Low Maintenance
Landscape Use
Massing
Naturalize
Specimen
Groundcover
Rock garden
Attractive Fall Foliage and/or Ornamental Fruit
Purple to Black Fruit
Growth Habit
Spreading/Suckering


North American Distribution