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Plum-Ornamental 'Contender' - 5 Gal.


Prunus cistena 'Contender'

A very tolerant plant with intense purple-red foliage that shows stunningly throughout the summer. Small, single pink flowers line the branches before foliage flushes in late April and are very effective. Good plant for hedging, borders, or as an accent, it thrives in poor sandy soils.

Plant Details

Zone: 4 - 8

Mature Size: 7-9ft High x 5-6ft Wide

Current Size: 30-36''

Availability and quality confirmed as of Tuesday, July 16 2019

Wondering what the #1, #2, #15 mean? The nursery industry uses these numbers to identify pot size. Wondering what size to buy? Check out this handy container comparison picture below. 

Plant Size Guide

Below is the most current USDA hardiness zone map. All of our products can be found by your particular winter hardiness zone shown below.


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