Merlot® Bird Cherry
Genus: Prunus Spread: 18'
Species: padus Shape: Upright oval
Cultivar: Merlot® Foliage: Leaves emerge green, turn purple in summer
Zone: 3 Flower: White, in 4" long drooping clusters
Type: ??? Fruit:
Final Height: 30' Fall Color: Red to reddish purple

Strongly upright with straight central leader, Merlot® maintains a symmetrical, upright oval shape. Its form makes it easier to manage and its foliage is deeper purple than similar cultivars.

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