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DeciduousLeaves to 10cm (4in) long. Larger leaves are slightly lobed.
PurpleShades of purple/mauve/lilac/violetCrimson purple.
FruitPlants which produce an edible or ornamental fruitDark red fruit 1.5cm (½in) across.
Zero Rated ItemNo VAT on this plant
Hardy - very cold winterHardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
Partial shadeTolerated but full sun preferred
- Mature Size
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Additional FeaturesGood to knowWildlife plant - birds, bees and other insectsPests & DiseasesAphids, red spider mite, caterpillars, apple scab, honey fungus, canker, mildewPlace of originCanada, 1950s
Flower ShapeCup-shapedShallowly cup-shapedSingleRow of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
(see photos above)
(see photos above)
Pruning groupPruning group 1Suitable for: Deciduous and evergreen trees, and some deciduous shrubs.
Pruning: Minimal pruning required. Prune wayward or crossing branches to maintain a healthy framework.
When: When dormant in the late winter/early spring. Some in the summer/autumn to prevent bleeding of sap.
RHS group 1
Soil ConditionsFertile moist well-drained soilModerately fertile preferred
Tree ShapeRounded to broadly spreading
WildlifeBee friendlyBird friendly
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