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Dec 04, Pruning or Trimming Purple Sand Cherry and growing Sand Cherry from Cuttings. In this video you will see how I cut Purple Sand Cherry in the fall to make sure they grow nice and tight and don’t get thin and spindly.
You will also learn how to take all of those clippings and use them to make hardwood cuttings of Purple Sand bushmulch.clubted Reading Time: 6 mins. Apr 16, Purple leaf sand cherry pruning isn’t complicated.
Lilacs work a lot better as softwood cuttings in June.
Prune the oldest stems first, removing at least one-third of growth down to within a few inches (8 cm.) from the base. Additionally, cut damaged or dead growth at the base of the shrub. The branches will be sturdy, so be sure your cutting Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins. May 20, Rooted cuttings. Purple sandcherry rooted cuttings are usually hot sellers because people can get a live, viable plant for around one dollar or two and because Purple Sandcherry is a fast growing plant they fill out a one gallon container quickly and can be sold for a lot more money just a few months after being potted bushmulch.clubted Reading Time: 4 mins.
However, you can do almost anything thing this way and you do it when the weather is warmer.
Sep 21, Hardy but short-lived shrubs that produce cherry-like “drupes” in fall, the purple-leaf sand cherry (Prunus x cistena) will generally require very little pruning, but it does require regular pruning to keep its bushmulch.clubg: Dorchester MA.
Purpleleaf Sand Cherry Prunus x cistena This is a very hardy flowering landscape specimen with reddish-purple foliage that keeps its unique color all summer. Because of this, the purpleleaf sand cherry makes an excellent contrast tree. It can be planted close to paved surfaces and near utility lines and can also be used as a deciduous bushmulch.clubg: Dorchester MA. Apr 16, Pruning Purple Leaf Sand Cherry. Pruning should be done as needed after the flowers come in spring in order to maintain a tighter oval shape.
Begin by trimming the oldest stems first, removing about a third of the existing growth, and leaving a few inches of the trunk exposed at the base. Always remove any branches or twigs that are damaged or bushmulch.clubg: Dorchester MA. On Jun 20,haleygem from Saugus, MA wrote: Even though it is listed as sun to part shade, this tree does best in full sun in my neck of the woods. We saved it from a part shade garden and it is thriving in our sun garden. Easy to prune to keep at a smaller size.