Hardiness: Zone 2.
Size: Bush up to 6 ft.
Planting: Tolerant plant, tolerate part shade and poor sandy soils.
Fruit: Black, 1.5-2 cm in size.
Pollination: Requires alternate variety, amazing pollinizer, due to heavy blooms.
Use: Good for canning and jams or preserves.
Ripening: Mid August
Although called a "sand cherry" is actually in the the Plum family and an amazing pollinizer. Very tart astringent berries. Very ornamental with greenish foliage and showy spring blooms.