Red Leaf Sand Cherry
Also known as
Purple Leaf Sand Cherry, Purple Leaf Sand Cherry, Red leaf Sand cherry and Cistena Plum
Prunus x cistena
How to care for Red Leaf Sand Cherry
Red Leaf Sand Cherry needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Red Leaf Sand Cherry may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.
Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
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Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Red Leaf Sand Cherry after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.