Canada Red Select Cherry
Maroon Foliage and Red Berries
Canada Red Select Cherry, Prunus virginiana 'Shubert Select', is a beautiful shrubby tree with maroon-red foliage. The new growth is green, maturing to maroon-red.
The small, white flowers in spring produce small red fruit in summer that is savored by birds. It also can be made into jam and jellies.
Canada Red has a vigorous growth, straight trunk and uniform top.
Its foliage is a darker red, with a thicker leaf texture than regular Canada Red.
Proper soil conditions are necessary for normal growth with this variety. Pay special attention to insure good drainage and aeration.
Best used in borders, screens and masses. Prefers full sun and tolerates clay and high pH.
It grows 20-25 feet tall and 18-20 feet wide. It can be pruned to any height or it can be allowed to grow into a shrub or pruned into a multi or single stemmed small tree.
It is great as an accent tree for color in the garden; attracts birds and butterflies!
*Large Shrub or Small Tree
*Attracts Birds and Wildlife
|Family||Prunus virginiana 'Shubert Select'|
|Foliage||Green Becoming Maroon - Red|
|Mature Height||20 - 25 feet|
|Mature Spread||18 - 20 feet|
|Mature Form||Oval, Round|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Fall Color||Maroon, Red|