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DESCRIPTION: Green leaves in spring mature to purple. White flowers in spring followed by tiny black cherries. A medium color accent tree with rich purple foliage from mid-summer onwards and very attractive racemes of large white flowers in spring followed by small, astringent black cherries; a popular specimen or street tree
BOTANICAL NAME: Prunus virginiana 'Schubert'
AVERAGE HEIGHT: 8 Meters
AVERAGE SPREAD: 4 Meters
SUN EXPOSURE: Full sun
FLOWER COLOUR: White
FLOWERING TIME: Early spring
FOLIAGE COLOUR: Green - Matures to purple
COLD HARDINESS: Zone 3 ( Should survive up to -39.9° Celsius )
WATER NEEDS: Average
OTHER FEATURES: Attractive Foliage, Attracts Birds, Deer Resistant, Fall Colour, Native, Rabbit Resistant
HEIGHT AT TIME OF SHIPPING: 7 gallon 6-8 feet, 10 gallon 8-10 feet, 15 gallon 9-12 feet. These sizes are approximate and may vary slightly year to year or even depending on the time of year. Height is that of the tree itself and does not include the height of the container.
Bailey's Select Schubert Chokecherry features showy chains of fragrant white flowers hanging below the branches in mid spring. It has attractive deep purple foliage which emerges green in spring. The oval leaves are highly ornamental and turn an outstanding red in the fall. The fruits are showy black drupes carried in abundance in mid summer.
This plant is primarily grown as an ornamental, but it's also valued for its edible qualities. The small round sour fruit is most often used in the following ways:
*We must be contacted within 7 days of delivery and plants must be taken care of, unplanted and watered until we can pick them up.
**Warranty does not apply to frost damage, hail damage, wind damage or any other acts of mother nature. Plants must be properly planted, properly watered and cared for. Warranty only applies to items purchased at full price or to a maximum discount of 10% unless otherwise specified.