Prunus virgiana ‘Canada Red’

A very winter-hardy multi-stem tree, primarily grown for its foliage which changes from green in spring to dark purple as the weather warms, then intensifies to reddish in autumn. Spring brings a glorious display of white flowers in long clusters and small red fruit attracts songbirds. Drought tolerant one established.

Type of Plant: Ornamental Shade Tree

Distinguishing Characteristics:  Leaves emerge green, turn purple in summer

Water Use: Low

Flower Color: NA

Sun/Location: Full Sun

Approximate Height at Maturity*: 20'

Approximate Spread at Maturity*: 15'

Tree Shape: Upright spreading

Special Tree Features: Small fruit attracts songbirds

*Under average conditions in Northern New Mexico